This was the first time I held Sebastian. He was three days old. It was just two or three days before my first Mother's Day. I had to wait three days to hold my baby after carrying him for nine months. It didn't seem fair and quite frankly I didn't understand. But in those first… Continue reading Throw Back Thursday: Welcome to Mamahood
When Sebastian turned fourwe celebrated his birthday running. Well, at least Ali did. Sebastian loves to go fast. And Ali went so fast he broke the stroller wheel. After crossing the finish line of course. I cheered from the side lines as I am not a runner and I was pretty pregnant with Tallula. I… Continue reading Throw Back Thursday: RWWR
Sebastian is a world traveler. By the time he was 2 he had more stamps in his passport than the average American. Born in London, UK to Australian-British and American parents, I suppose it was inevitable. Despite a new cerebral palsy diagnosis at age 3 months, we moved to Cairo, Egypt for Ali's job. The… Continue reading Around the World with Sebastian: Travelling with a child with CP
Check out my post on Firefly Friends: 'Advice' to parents dealing with a new cerebral palsy diagnosis. What has worked for you and your family?
This post was first written on May 13. Then I forgot about it before revisiting until now. I took Tallula to meet one of my heroes tonight. We sat as close as possible on the end of the row on the left side. I nursed her while waiting for our friend to join us. It… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Meeting Eve
Dear Lula, I love how you are unsure of the grass but you are slowly taking risks, especially when Sebastian is nearby and you can reach up to him and not feel so alone in the great green expanse of 'nature'. This month you did so many things! I can't believe that in one more… Continue reading Eleven
Because I didn't have the time until now. And because when visiting London, our most favorite thing was returning to our old hood, if only for the week. We stayed in a loft conversion (entry with stairs!!!) just two blocks up from our old flat on Regent's Canal. And it was awesome. We booked through… Continue reading London Flashback: I Heart Hackney