Palm Springs

A couple of weeks ago, we took a little weekend trip to the desert because nothing says relaxing like 109 degree temperatures.  It started out auspiciously with Maggie unable to calm her body, communicate her wants or regulate her body temperature.  The last one was a new discovery.  She’s always run a little hot, but[…]


IEPs are dumb.  That’s the school district process whereby people who have never met Maggie spend 30 minutes with her and evaluate all of the things she can and cannot do and make recommendations about how she’s going to get better.  I mean, how is that even possible? You go, sit in a room and[…]


Traveling is always harder than it needs to be, with more thought than should be required needing to go in to what to bring, how she’ll be comfortable, what will entertain her on the plane, how will we keep her entertained when we’re there, what kind of sleeping arrangements will there be, and how will[…]