You are awesome and you are loved, and although the world is sometimes dark and scary, you light it up for everyone who knows you. Happy 16!
Mom asked me to write her obituary. Yes, she’s still living, and yes, it seems like a strange request. But as a writer, this isn’t new. In addition to the many obits I wrote as a journalism student, I’ve written two for loved ones. This ensures three things: 1) My loved one will not beContinue reading “Mom”
Who was I before you? Who was I before I held you down in the name of a cure? Of fixing a mistake. Of righting a wrong. You. Not a mistake. Not a wrong. Who was I before I felt your life inside me before I realized the awesome responsibility of you. Continue reading “Aidan”
Finding space to write about the big things in life …
Our family’s journey through epilepsy diagnosis, treatment … and redefining the perfect child.