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Tag Archives: sibling

Should you have another baby?

February 9, 2014 at 10:14

Mama Lewis


May and Ieuan explore the King's kitchens

Last week on BabyCenter, I mused over whether parents should have another child – and specifically I was thinking of parents of children with special needs, but it could be anyone who just loves babies and is an enormous sap. Should you have another baby? Here’s the answer: Three years ago, I felt like an […]

If you ever doubted having another child…

January 28, 2014 at 23:27

Mama Lewis


Ieuan and May together on Halloween

WARNING: Do not watch the following video with anyone you would be embarrassed weeping in front of. This week on BabyCenter, I shared this video of Trenton and his sister Lindsay, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a genetic disease that causes muscle weakness and progressive loss of movement: There has been no greater, unexpected joy in […]

The one good thing that happened between all the puking and screaming

May 30, 2013 at 08:24

Mama Lewis


Click on the photo to enlarge and see the Vomit Monster stalking his preyClick on the photo to enlarge and see the Vomit Monster stalking his prey

My son is a Vomit Monster. On our trip to Wales this week for one last visit with Nana before THE SURGERY, Ieuan turned into Godzilla. That is, if Godzilla demolished Tokyo by puking. I’ve turned it into a poem: Puke On the way to Wales Puke Coming home from Wales Puke On the car […]

Newsflash: Disabled child has fun and is fun!

April 21, 2013 at 19:42

Mama Lewis


May at Kew in one of the greenhouses

Our pre-birthday celebrations have begun. May’s fourth birthday – and yes, I can’t believe it and other appropriate clichés – is on Tuesday. Today, we took her to one of her favorite places, Kew Gardens in London. It is a vast playground perfect for those in wheelchairs and otherwise, as it is completely accessible. Today, we […]

Two amazing kids who proved everyone wrong

January 20, 2013 at 21:42

Mama Lewis



May sledding yesterday was partially inspired by these two boys who I wrote about today on the BabyCenter Blog. Being the kind of sappy, sentimental type, their story – orginally written about on this Sport Illustrated Kids Blog – had me blubbering like a baby. Here’s my take on their story: Connor Long refused to believe […]