And then one day you look at your kid and they stand there, and their legs are so long, but all you can remember right at that moment are dimpled cheeks, and dimpled arms, and the soft soles of the feet, and the legs kicking, and the arms reaching without coordination, and the eyes shiny… Continue reading And then one day…
Sports Day last year at my son's school. It was a really good day. Sunshine, blue sky, green grass, lots of goofy events for the kids, samosas and hot dogs, candy and soft drinks. My son was 8, in grade 2. My daughter was 4. I hung out on the sidelines with her to cheer… Continue reading Are your kids winning?
I have two kids. One never stops talking, and that's the way it's been since she was about a year old. She wakes up every day with stories to tell, and she spends the whole day telling those stories, barely stopping long enough to fall asleep. The other child didn't really say much at all… Continue reading Listen
I'm sitting at the pool while my son has his swimming lesson. It's the Specialty Splash, a special swim class for kids with special needs. The kids in the group have a variety of special needs. For example, there's a boy with autism, a girl with Down's Syndrome, there's my guy with his various needs… Continue reading Special people