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Category Archives: Good behavior doesn’t come cheap
As with many things in our lives we’re a little gun shy to believe we may be on the upswing. That doesn’t mean that we don’t appreciate the good days. It just means that we are never sure they will … Continue reading
This past Saturday Gage packed his cat, a travel shovel, one change of clothing, rope, bungee cords, a heavy jacket and for a reason only known to him, an American flag. The American flag didn’t make the trip because it … Continue reading
I know I’ve written about our public educators at our little neighborhood school. Particularly about how I felt on the day of his 6th grade graduation. I wrote about how Gage’s educational team surrounded him in so many ways so … Continue reading
It’s been an interesting week with Jman out of town, Gage starting school (uniforms and chapel!) and Quinnlin entering her 3rd week of 4th grade. Gage started on Tuesday, had a 1/2 day on Wednesday (like every Wednesday) and Thursday … Continue reading
Gage had a crossover ceremony from cub scouts to boy scouts Thursday night and we were all so proud! He, of course, has been in cub scouts 4 (wow) and now he’s a boy scout. Julian and I were talking … Continue reading
I had the chance to take Quinnlin to someone’s place at the beach. For free. I know. I’m the luckiest girl ever. It was timely because the last few weeks have been a little rough with Gage’s increasing anxiety and … Continue reading
Sometimes I catch myself having an entire conversation in my head about how well Gage is doing. Sure, Julian and I share puzzled looks when Gage does something crazy funny or crazy smart but I’m talking about in my head, … Continue reading
It wasn’t easy finding help for Gage when he was in despair. Sad. He was completely shut down. Suicidal. It was one of the most paralyzing times in my life because I couldn’t help him. I felt like I was … Continue reading
As I watch Gage become a completely different child than in recent years past (you know, happy and engaged) I am talking about and thinking about Jen a great deal. Jen started reading my blog a few (?) years ago … Continue reading