Tag Archives: perseveration

Happy Mother’s Day to my Sister Moms

You’ve heard of Sister Wives on TLC? I feel an equal kinship with the women who’ve shared my journey with Anna’s special needs for the last ten years. I call them my Sister Moms. Our first get-together of the iVillage group was back in 2003. We called it the Rubber Duckie Reunion. When you find out...

Think About Her

Today is the National Day to Spread the Word to End the Word. It’s been a busy day and I’ve gotten the kids settled into bed after spending the evening with Anna at Special Olympics soccer practice. Having just watched her win a gold medal in basketball two weeks ago, I’m especially pleased that the...

Anna’s Special Olympics Gold Medal Win

Anna’s been training since January to compete in the Individual Skills for Basketball in the Special Olympics and her competition was last weekend. I was so proud of her for winning a gold medal! It was set up so well (even though we had to drive to San Marcos), each athlete was teamed up with...

Dominic’s News and An Update on the Kids

I thought I was due for a long Elusive Tranquility update. For those of you who are new to my site, my blog started as a parenting blog to share stories about Anna, my now 10-year old daughter, who has multiple special needs and I called my original blog Elusive Tranquility. Of course I also...

One Foot in Front of the Other

Some days, heck! some weeks are like this… one foot in front of the other. What are today’s priorities? What is about to become a crisis? (Ahem, for me it’s paying my 3rd quarter sales tax… I’m about to give up on waiting for my WebFile number to show up in the mail and just...


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