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It’s gonna be a day....

Shortly before 7 am, Tiva opens our bedroom door, bounds in, jumps on the bed and says, “Mom, let’s do the hokey-pokey!” “No. Not now.”...

Holy chicken - a short story

Last night I sat down and wrote out a thoughtful post outlining some of the sensory processing difficulties and primary symptoms of FASD...

Let’s start talking about it...

“A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships”. I came across this quote that I shared on social media in...

Crazy, Chaotic and full of Love

Today started out as a rainy mediocre kind of day. This morning I didn't accomplish all I had hoped to at work, I longingly anticipated a...

Brain Differences...

In our house we talk a lot about brains. Well... we talk about lots of things, but brains are one of our favorite subjects. Our...

Disclaimer

Before we get too far in, I thought I should mention that the opinions and thoughts expressed on this blog are mine and mine alone. They...

Naked and Afraid

I am sharing our family's reality of raising a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), in which just 5 short years ago made u

The Diagnosis

This post originally appeared in November 2013. It is crazy how life unexpectedly takes us on different paths... The Diagnosis led us...

My kids made me do it!

The Tornado just went to bed. She was extra wild tonight and I am not sure why... We took a bath together because she was throwing a...

Why do you even write a blog, Mom?

“Why do you even write a blog, mom? You are so busy already. I think this is a poor life choice.” ~ Austin – 17, computer guru,...

Back to School Shennigans

Fall, that beautiful time of year, when the leaves are changing, the weather gets cooler and many of us prepare ourselves and our...

Unconventional Fairy tale

This post was originally written on October 26th, 2012. It was my initiation to blogging. "Sometimes in the middle of an ordinary life,...