I remember my oldest son had a lot of problems when he was a baby with frequent upper respiratory infections, wheezing, difficulty breathing, and asthma. I never found out what triggered his asthma problems but I am assuming it is because he has sensitivity to environmental allergens. In fact, now he only has to use an inhaler when he exercises outdoors,…Continue
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And with one phone call, a new life began.
Added by Lanita Moss on October 31, 2011 at 9:33am — No Comments
It always seems to start with a phone call.
This time the call came during dinner preparation, a pot roast simmering in the oven with a pile of carrots and potatoes to peel. As the phone rang, I glanced distractedly at the caller ID. I didn’t want to answer. I didn’t want to answer because I had carrot juice on my hands. I didn’t want to answer because I knew who was calling.
Added by Lanita Moss on May 2, 2011 at 9:26am — No Comments
I am a bit of a ‘muller’. I like to mull. In many ways it is more than just a ‘like’, as it is more of a requirement. It’s a process, if you will, that has to happen.
Recently I’ve been thinking about The Son’s diagnosis. It’s almost our two year anniversary, which whilst sounding glib reinforces the fact that it is a day you don’t forget in a hurry. However, I also think that is only now that I can do so in a slightly calmer, less hectic and, importantly, less emotional…Continue
Added by Max Cat on August 9, 2010 at 3:01pm — No Comments
When I became a parent for the first time, I sought out many different mothers who had been there before, learning all I could from them in an attempt to become a better mother myself.
When I became a parent of a special needs child, I only sought out one.
Let me tell you about this friend of mine.
And even though I have chosen to share our story publicly, she has not. So for the purposes of this post, I will call her “Hope”.
I met Hope on the first day of…Continue
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