Martee Rodi - Momoirist
My heart is on my sleeve. I am a mom of 6 (ages 10-21). I teach special ed kindergarten and first grade In Atlanta, GA. I wear two loopy ponytails. One of my talents is making nothing look like something. Here I go- my first blog.
Dad got home late from the bank. He always got home late from work. That money can’t watch itself. Actually, his excuse usually went something like-I was walking out the door and Jimmy Webb got on the elevator and we got to talking… Dad walked in taking off his tie and unbuttoning the top buttons […]More
Tom Hanks read it to me in my car. It was so lovely of him to do that for me. To sit by my side and read for over twelve hours. And to put his love and feeling into the chapters. And the way he announced each new chapter with a zing in his voice. […]More
As the pandemic started Jan. 2020, I called Marcus Autism Center in search of resources, I was put on a waiting list. Different problem behaviors occurred in our house. I called my pediatrician… What is it like to raise a child with a disability? How many times have you thought they should get that child […]More
Arabia Mountain days are like our former beach days. Time gets away from us and nature takes over the fast track and replaces the worries with velvety moss and reflections rippling. What if this is it? The units of measurement for this new year of 2022. How many ripples does your rock make? How many […]More
I read this article last night and cried – bawled my eyes out. I am dying for everyone to know what I read. I need everyone to believe that Addy’s anorexia and the anorexia that becomes a monster in the brain of people with anorexia is real and biological. Anorexia is not cultural. Culture and […]More