Growing up, I shared a room with my older sister. As a family of 5, we lived in a four bedroom home, so there was enough space for each of us to have our own, yet my parents used one of the rooms as an office and moved my sister and I in together. While [...]
After his vitrectomy surgery, his recovery required him to remain face down for 12 hours a day over a two week period. He was seven months old. When I asked Dr. Shapiro how we were supposed to do that, he reluctantly replied that he didn't know- there is no data for an infant with this repair and recovery.
The first ten days in London were everything we imagined (besides the 90 degree temps with no A/C in our temporary housing.) We were up and out of the house every morning to explore a new neighborhood. The boys did better than we could have imagined. Dexter is almost four and has always been a [...]
I've had the idea to start a blog for ages. With every life event, I would think, "this is the perfect opportunity." First kid, second kid, rare medical diagnosis, kid having multiple surgeries, etc. There was always a reason to write, and share my experience, but I never got around to publishing it. Then one [...]