I did the thing I said I would never do. I did the thing that bugs me when other people say it. I said that I hate that my little boy can’t be just a normal boy. He is. He is a normal boy. He is hyper and adventurous and smart and funny and normal.… Continue reading The Thing
I have been focusing on my son’s journey toward hearing loss in this blog, but I would like to switch gears for this post. I am going to talk about my chosen profession. I own a dance studio. For those of you that do not dance, or have never danced, your only exposure may have… Continue reading Switching Gears – My Dance World
Bear has officially made it to Christmas Break! He has been doing very well in preschool, so far. He loves it there. I think I had a harder time letting him go on his first day than he did. He's always been independent, so I wasn't surprised. Because it’s a movement based preschool inside a… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
My oldest son is doing so well in school this year. He is understanding the new math concepts, reading above grade level, playing soccer, and getting along very well with his peers. My worst fear for him, when he started school, was whether or not he would be socially ready. He’s the youngest kid… Continue reading School Blues
Looking on the bright side is much easier said than done sometimes. We just got home from another visit to the ENT. The nurse told us that Bear is getting so tall. That he’s growing up so fast. They know him well. He’s a funny, energetic, very outgoing kid, so he tends to make an… Continue reading The Bright Side
Every year, our local zoo puts on a weekend long event, inviting kids to dress up, trick-or-treat, and see the animals at the zoo. Many of them have been transferred to warmer climates by this time, but there are still monkeys, lions, tigers, and the fish and amphibians inside their shelters. My boys absolutely love… Continue reading The Zoo
I don’t even know where to start with this one. Incredibly frustrated. That is how I am feeling right now. When his eardrum burst, I trusted in the Urgent Care doctors to know what to do for him. When I followed up with his doctor, I trusted her to know what to do for him.… Continue reading Back to the ENT