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Monthly Archives: December 2011

We interrupt your normal service to bring you…

December 28, 2011 at 05:57

Mama Lewis


Dasher and Dancer and Donner and IeuanDasher and Dancer and Donner and Ieuan

…Ieuan! Unfortunately, May has spent the last three days (and nights, let’s not forget the nights) teething. It is so bad that she is refusing almost all liquids. We have gotten 1 1/2 seizure doses down her of the last four. And, tonight, I noticed part of her gum was bleeding. So, no drinking, no […]

I think I’m a bit of a hypocrite

December 24, 2011 at 06:03

Mama Lewis



Ever since I started writing on Mama Lewis, I’ve begged people to treat me no different because I am the parent of a disabled child. It hasn’t worked. I didn’t expect it would, but I tried anyway. There are still people who write in to me on a regular basis who I’m sure do it […]

NOW That’s What I Call Music! 2 1/2 (VIDEO)

December 18, 2011 at 00:40

Mama Lewis


Possible cover for NOW That's What I Call Music! 2 1/2Possible cover for NOW That's What I Call Music! 2 1/2

Throw away your mass market trash, people. May has compiled her own list of essential tunes. Top hits from the past year. Listen and learn: 1. Happy Birthday – This track is a classic! I bet you thought it was just for birthdays? Nah-uh. 2. ABCs – Another classic that’s also not just for birthdays. […]

This week I’m… bopping May on the head

December 14, 2011 at 20:19

Mama Lewis


Violence is the answer. Bunny Foo-Foo style.Violence is the answer. Bunny Foo-Foo style.

Like Little Bunny Foo-Foo, May enjoys a bop on the head. Except, she wants her head bopped, not a field mouse. Here’s a little video of us, at home, doing physio. NEWSFLASH: Physio can be fun. May loves going to her private physio and also the work she has us do at home. She encourages […]

5 things that break this mama down

December 9, 2011 at 22:33

Mama Lewis


May sitting in her Bumbo. Yet another thing she shouldn't do.May sitting in her Bumbo. Yet another thing she shouldn't do.

With a child like May, I like to stay positive. Relentless positivity. Which is exactly as it sounds – forced. Forcing myself to act positive eventually turns into real positivity and happiness, by virtue of engaging with the reality of May. And, by that, I don’t mean the reality of her disabilities – I mean […]