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Tag Archives: therapies

How to get your special needs kiddie to LOVE therapy

April 16, 2014 at 15:45

Mama Lewis


How to LOVE therapy

Tummy time? Hates it. Stretches? Not fun. May is severely disabled but she is not lacking in opinions. So how do we get our kiddies who need therapy to do it, when they hate it? It takes a complete re-think of what therapy is. First, what therapy is not: It is not crammed into every free […]

You tell me. What’s going on in this photo?

April 15, 2014 at 11:07

Mama Lewis


How to LOVE therapy

  So what do you think is going on here? All captions accepted in the comments below! Answer tomorrow…

May has the answer to all your ills

March 27, 2014 at 23:14

Mama Lewis


Don't mess with May!

A reminder that when the world is throwing a storm of misery your way, one little girl knows what to say. From the archives, here is May, only a few months old. She severely physically and cognitively challenged and yet she knows what you should be shouting. It is the perfect and only response to […]

When there is no answer

February 28, 2014 at 13:22

Mama Lewis


Photo by Kevin DunnettPhoto by Kevin Dunnett

A couple of weeks ago, a professor running a vision clinic drew my attention to my daughter’s eyes. Her beautiful, big eyes. “She has very large corneas,” he said. “Do you know what happened to May? Has she been seen by the geneticists?” She has. In fact, she’s had two MRIs, many brain scans of various […]

This week I’m… getting messy with May!

November 7, 2013 at 22:28

Mama Lewis


Pumpkin guts!

It’s Autumn and the Harvest season. Time to get into food with May. And I mean really into food. All hands in. Halloween and Thanksgiving are great opportunities to work with pumpkins. May’s interest and ability to reach forward (or thrust forward as she does) is growing. Pumpkins offer a great contrast in textures: the […]