The drastic swing of a pendulum

Newton’s 3rd law states…”For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction”. I’m starting to think that pertains to our life right now. Whenever our life swings in one direction, its not very long that it seems to swing in the complete opposite direction. Our pendulum swing is drastic. For us, for every amazing Read more about The drastic swing of a pendulum[…]

Waves of crashing emotions

If we get to sleep, I usually wake up positive. This has been a big shift for me over the past five years. I didn’t use to wake up positive. Honestly, I was living in a fog. The fog of grief. Now most days I wouldn’t say there is grief, just a wave of sadness, Read more about Waves of crashing emotions[…]

Diagnosis Day – Five years later

On December 17, 2013, Magnolia was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome. That was five years ago. So much has happened in the last five years – Rett has progressed, science has gotten closer to a cure and we have gotten stronger. The last five years have been the most difficult in my life. I’ve watched my Read more about Diagnosis Day – Five years later[…]

Home School

There are so many reasons we love the Virtual Academy homeschool program for Mags. Her schedule is flexible, her health is better (colds, flus, viruses, not Rett not yet) it really has been a good program for her. The best part though, is the one day a week she goes to a classroom. She loves Read more about Home School[…]

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, Read more about Magic, Unicorns and Cupcakes[…]

Let’s talk yoga

Why we do yoga… Yoga has been a part of my life for awhile. I’ve taken yoga classes off and on for the past twenty years. I’ve always loved it as a workout. When Magnolia was 2 years old, I wanted her to take yoga classes, so we would be the cute mommy and daughter Read more about Let’s talk yoga[…]

What being 2 1/2 years old means to us… two realities

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked, “Do you see how well Gray is doing?” “Isn’t it exciting how well he is doing?” “Have you noticed how well he is doing?” I think these are all questions of good intentions but inside it makes me internally roll my eyes. LOL. Yeah, I’ve Read more about What being 2 1/2 years old means to us… two realities[…]