My child is 11 today. My beautiful firstborn babe. While I don’t have a pre-teen by my side, full of sass and hope for the future, I am the mother of an 11-year-old just the same. And she taught me more about life and humanity than I could have ever possibly taught her. She still teaches me.... Read More >>
We just spent the last week in Costa Rica - the first international trip we have taken in 12 years. And here we are with babies. A decade later. But it doesn’t feel like starting over. Getting to do what we had always dreamt. I think from the outside it may. It feels significant for our...Read More >>
One of the most simple ways to normalize difference is exposure. These are some of our favorite books that talk about differences – sometimes with disability in the forefront and sometimes just general differences as a backdrop.Read More >>
Brave. I used to think people were brave in only the heroic sense. Grand acts. But now I realize that we all make brave choices, little ones, almost every day. These little acts of bravery may seem so inconsequential that we don't even notice our own courage.Read More >>
Gwendolyn’s life taught me to be grateful. To look for the slivers of hope. When everything is crumbling you hold on to any morsel you can. And, even when the worst comes to fruition, there can be gifts within.
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