Squeaky Wheels

Today I get to brag a little. Today I got an awesome email from one of my son’s teachers saying he is now working at grade level math. Grade level. For anyone new to my drama asylum  blog, my son has never been at grade level. He has challenges associated with Dyspraxia including ADD and […]

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Strength

I have always thought of myself as a pretty strong person. Maybe this is an inflated ego or a shallow self-important view, but it’s the truth. I’ve been through some shit and seen some things others might consider anti normal or even crazy. This weekend has brought me to a strange place.  My father’s birthday […]

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The New (School) Year

My kid is going to be in middle school next year. When he was born, getting through the colic and the shaping helmet and physical therapy were all-consuming. I never thought we’d make it to 1 without a healthy dose of green skin and a penchant for brains. But we did it. When he was […]

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Fallen

Fall has begun here in the Pacific Northwest. This is my favorite time of year. Crisp air, long lost rain, Halloween, and the best ever: the color changes. As if this place couldn’t get much more colorful, fall starts the decent of leaves from branch down to the ground. Growing up in California fall simply […]

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