Tag Archives: Special Needs parenting

I like clothes

This week has been the boys’ spring break (holiday from school). Big Angel went to a Hunger Games camp, and Little Angel had a few days of his Special day camp (program for people with Developmental Disabilities — bless them). … Continue reading

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Thank you, Feist

We are so wicked lucky. We live in a developed democratic nation with access to the world’s finest healthcare (for which we pay, but it’s right here). We have indoor plumbing (in our house alone we have five full bathrooms, … Continue reading

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merry-go-round

I kinda lost my shit last night with the Little Angel. He is, of course, adorable and sweet. He doesn’t have a willful bone in his body; his brain is incapable of emotional manipulation. He is utterly guileless. I know … Continue reading

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sweetest thoughts

Tomorrow is the first day of school for my children. The Big Angel will be in the fifth grade, and here that means his final year of elementary school; Little Angel will be in the third grade, and providence has … Continue reading

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Little Angel 420

February 3, 2014 we started the Little Angel on Charlotte’s Web, a medicinal marijuana developed for children with epilepsy. It is a very specific strain without THC (the psychoreactive — that’s what makes you high) and with increased CBD (cannabidiol, … Continue reading

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Paying for “professionals”‘ messes, again

As the Little Angel’s mother, I really need the professionals in our lives to do their jobs, do them fully, and do them correctly. Repeatedly I feel let down by them, and I just don’t know what to do. I … Continue reading

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J’adore the F word and here’s why

courtesy of the sublime Jimmy Marble It is no secret I speak many languages, including foul language; it may, in fact, be my favorite of all. While I am exceedingly uptight about offensive language, as in words with racist / … Continue reading

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