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My Wonderboy

September 29, 2008 @ 1:04 pm | Filed under: Special Needs Children, Wonderboy

The other day I mentioned that Wonderboy got another new diagnosis this summer and I have been wanting to write about it but needed to think through the privacy issues first. After taking …

Wonderboy Paints

August 28, 2007 @ 2:19 pm | Filed under: Wonderboy

Our Ongoing Unit Study on the Brain (as Taught by Wonderboy)

February 16, 2005 @ 1:13 pm | Filed under: Special Needs Children, Wonderboy

Wonderboy had his OT evaluation today. Our marvelous physical therapist, M., brought an occupational therapist, K., out to meet our little guy. I don’t know about Wonderboy, but boy was I exhausted when it …

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All About Wonderboy

January 20, 2005 @ 5:37 pm | Filed under: ASL, Family Adventures, Hearing Loss, Special Needs Children, Wonderboy

He is 13 months old and has had his hearing aids for two months. His hearing loss, diagnosed last fall, came as a surprise to us—we spent his first nine months focused on various …

Our Week in Books: August 16-22

August 23, 2015 @ 3:19 pm | Filed under: Books, Fun Learning Stuff, Graphic Novels, On My Bookshelves, Picture Book Spotlight


 
The Curious Garden by Peter Brown. Little Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009. Review copy …

High Tide for Huck and Rilla

August 8, 2015 @ 11:09 am | Filed under: Books, Family, Fun Learning Stuff, Homeschooling

The other day I mentioned that I was putting together some shelves of books to use for Huck and Rilla this year. Huck is 6 1/2 and Rilla is 9, and according to …

All in a blur

April 14, 2015 @ 9:17 am | Filed under: Family, Photos

Nine years, can you believe it?



Morning Snapshot

February 20, 2015 @ 10:23 am | Filed under: Assorted and Sundry, Family


Rose, stretched out on Beanie’s bunk reading Paradise Lost. Beside her, the bluebook she writes compositions in for the Spanish class she’s taking the community college, and a battered paperback copy of The Wizard …

No slamming

February 18, 2015 @ 9:14 pm | Filed under: Family, These People Crack Me Up

Today’s happy list is three keeper moments from my boys.
1. Huck, wistfully: “I wish no one in this family would have more birthdays. I like everyone the way we are.”
2. A story my friend Patti told …