Ode to Jack

This is Jack’s star week at school. One of the things we were asked to do is send in a letter that his teacher would read to the class. Taking inspiration from my friend Laura’s letter to her Will, I wrote a poem about Jack. Our boy Jackson Edward Was excited to meet us He …

Will’s IEP

Will’s evaluation with his school has been completed and he has been placed on an individualized education plan, IEP. We are very pleased with the results and the way the school is looking out for Will. During the evaluation process he was visited by Krista, his vision specialist, in his classroom. She observed him in …

Why the Stigma?

With the passing of Robin Williams this week and the pronouncement that he was battling severe depression, many people have been talking out the stigma that is often associated with depression and anxiety. It is so sad that there is still a certain “perception” regarding cognitive and mental issues that causes people to withdraw instead …

Photo Friday

Photo Friday – Will at Seabrook While Jim and Jack are at cub scout camp (photos to come next week), Will and I escaped to the beach with our friend Laura. She graciously invited us to spend a couple days at their Seabrook cottage. Will has had such a good time, playing on the beach, …

Backyard Makeover

This spring we did a little backyard makeover. In the back corner of our yard we had some old raised beds where I couldn’t grow much but weeds. We wanted to create a nice dining and sitting area complete with a fire pit. First we had to remove 7 cubic yards of dirt. Unfortunately due …