This is a true story, which happened exactly two years ago on my family vacation in Florida. Saving Traevion’s life is a moment in my life I will never forget. It happened in a flash. I didn’t even have a chance to think. I was sitting in the beaming Florida sun, my skin glossy from… Continue reading An Unconscious Boy and an Instant Reaction
"Dr. J thinks we should do something about A's anxiety, and I agree." This was the text message I received from my husband after he took our son to his doctors appointment to discuss his ADHD medications. As I mentioned previously, our 8 (almost 9) year old son struggles significantly with anxiety. Over the past… Continue reading Boy Behind The Clouds
"Mommy, I really need to write a letter to Lady Gaga. Do you think we can find her address on the internet?" "I'm sure we can, honey." "When she get's it, do you think she'll write back to me? I have some questions I want to ask her." "I'm not sure, honey. She's a really… Continue reading Mommy, Do You Think She’ll Answer?
In this household, anyone turning 5 is rewarded with an amateur fondant-formed Baymax figurine. I also throw in the 9inch chocolate fudge cake covered in red, rolled, store-bought fondant (because as delicious as marshmallow fondant is, it is the worst thing in the world to make and dying it red would have made it even more… Continue reading Five Years!
The other day I tried to find my blog by googling my new blog title. My old blog title was original enough so that it was the first result that popped up on a google search. That isn't the case, however, for this new blog name. At first I was a little disappointed that you… Continue reading The Inadvertent Name