Category Archives: Cerebral Palsy

I just don’t get it?


So, for eight years have been thinking about CP and reading about it and talking about it and sometimes I think I can explain it ( as I often do) and then there are these moments when all the understanding seems to evaporate and I am still left standing with […]

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Grand Rapids – the early days


I am in Grand Rapids – as is the funeral of Betty Ford – but being that I am not invited to the gatherings of First Ladies, I need to find something to do.  I will, from this point forward, attempt to document my entire experience. For those of you […]

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Yes, I am a &*%^&$ control freak…


I like things to be a certain way.  I like the silly little things to be right because I believe that if they are in order, the big things will work themselves out.  I must make the beds everyday, put things in certain places, organize the linen closet, frequently change […]

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Max’s life in feet…


It is the eve of Max’s 8th birthday and as always I am both reflective and anticipatory.  I am cleaning up in preparation for my entire summer away from home and am in the process of sending items up to the attic.  I have accumulated a collection of Max’s braces […]

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Friends and Enemies


Let’s face it – most end-of-the-year school programs naturally cause us to not only reflect upon the passage of time, but also force us to look at our children in comparison to all the others. Sure, we tell each other that we shouldn’t measure our children against our friends’ children […]

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Thank you for the invite, but we will not be able to attend


What if they stop inviting him?

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