My mother-in-law, Reba, was a pear-shaped Italian-American woman who was short on legs and long on patience. She wielded a wooden spoon with the skill of Rachel Ray, one of her favorite TV chefs, or an old-fashioned school matron depending on who was hungry or who needed a quick redirect.
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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!
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”
Build it and I will write?
Finding space to write about the big things in life …
In the beginning … a story of epilepsy
Our family’s journey through epilepsy diagnosis, treatment … and redefining the perfect child.