The long haul of learning how to fly

As Maura and I sat and ate dinner together last night, I could hear her smacking her food.  Not so much smacking, but making these little popping noises with each chewing motion.  Little popping smacking noises as she shoved one piece of food after the next into her mouth, barely a breath in between each…

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“He’s just not that into you.”

Yesterday, we took Maura to see a new neurologist.  I made the appointment back in the summer, when we were having all the troubles getting an EEG done.  I was feeling less than enamored with the children’s hospital and another mom told me to try a different hospital. “It’ll be great!” she said.  “They see…

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The road less traveled

I know everyone loves to talk about how the road less traveled is full of new sights and turns, and makes one better for choosing it. But in life, we don’t always get to choose that less-travelled road.  Sometimes, we’re forced off the beaten path. When Maura was born, she was deemed a healthy baby.  Her…

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