Birthdays, Childhood Memories, Family, Love, Memories, Michigan, Our Daughter, Our Son, Parenthood, Photos, United States

June 9 will always be my brother’s birthday. 

But he will never be older than 15. Josh would be 34 today.  When we were in Michigan in May we had a little pow wow at the cemetery. It felt good.            Coincidence that I received an email last week from Bands in Town about a Bone Thugs and Harmony show in September… Continue reading June 9 will always be my brother’s birthday. 

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Throwback Thursday: 7 years a Mama

Thanks to this little man for making me a mom 7 years ago. I'm so glad he did. Yesterday we celebrated his 7th birthday. He got his Sunshine Dream and met Winter from Dolphin Tale. So far our time in Clearwater has been awesome. I wouldn't have my life any other way.       

Australia, Cairo, Canada, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Family, Love, Memories, Michigan, Our Son, Parenthood, Personal, photo, Seizures, Sleep, Stories, Toronto

Sebastian, Epilepsy, and the Firefly Garden

When Sebastian was just two he had an ambulatory EEG. He had to have a box with a bunch of wires which were attached to his head, sit on top of his head. Although they put gauze and tape on it, it kept falling off. This was our attempt at keeping it in place.  Sebastian is… Continue reading Sebastian, Epilepsy, and the Firefly Garden

Childhood Memories, Family, Love, Memories, Michigan, Our Daughter, Our Son, Parenthood, Personal, Photos, Poetry, Road Trippin', Sibling Love, Stories, Travel

The Week that Was

The Week that Was Sword fights with sticks and umbrellas. Laughter until your belly aches. Round and round. Arms up then down. Side to side. 'On guard!' Cousins and memories and more. Walking hand in hand. So big and so small. Swinging slowly in the shade, arms around my boy. Cousins and love and more.… Continue reading The Week that Was