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When I can’t hide from disability, I don’t know what to do. I embrace everything about Mim but how do I explain when her behavior doesn’t fit with society? Continue reading Mimmy
There is something about being home and being lost. I start thinking my house is the problem. I’m furious with someone and I start to hate everything. Mim is talking more and constantly- she has been talking a lot for years but her conversational style has sped up and she asks questions non stop- which is a great way for her to advocate for herself. … Continue reading July 2017 facebook post
Family I can’t really imagine writing much that doesn’t include my family. My identity and personhood is pretty wrapped up in my being a part of my sweet family. I am a daughter, a sister, a cousin, an aunt, A Mom. I have 6 kids. I wrote about my life as their mom. I write about my life as a person who is their mom. … Continue reading Cast of Characters
She is earnest with her wishes.
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Her due date was the 21st of January, but I had a dream earlier in the pregnancy and the date January 19th was circled on a calendar, so I changed the due date. This baby was coming the 19th. Four days past the due date, I woke Chad. “My water broke.” We rechecked the book What to Expect When You are Expecting and read … Continue reading My Birth Story is 22 years Old
Infinity Mirrors is playful, colorful, puzzling, mathematical and enchanting. So many patterns and angles and childlike wonder. Kusama’s work is engaging for all ages and I’m so glad that the kids came with me. The lines are long. I won’t sugar coat it. This show has been sold out in museums all over the country. It was a chore for me to remember to buy the … Continue reading Visiting the High Museum- Yayoi Kusama exhibit, Infinity Mirrors