Magic, Unicorns and Cupcakes

In our life, everything isn’t magic, unicorns and cupcakes. We just do our best to make sure our kids are enjoying themselves and hope the rest will come from there. Maggie turned 8 this past weekend and that brought a lot of excitement and a lot of nerves. When you have a non verbal kid,[…]

Gymnastics

When soccer season ended last year, we weren’t sure what to do.  We want Maggie to be involved in all of the things we were involved in as kids – sports (AJ & Jenny), dance (Jenny), cheerleading (AJ), whatever she wants.  Obviously, every typical activity comes with its own layer of difficulties for Maggie.  For[…]

It gets easier.

I remember talking to some families when Maggie was first diagnosed who would tell me “it gets easier, though it may not get better.”  I didn’t fully understand what that meant at the time, but I’m starting to now. When Maggie was first diagnosed, it was traumatizing.  The idea that she would have incredible difficulties[…]