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The day I became MomGyver

One day last October in the Nashville Airport, I became MomGyver. Yes, I had a little help from Mr. Dyson, but he was merely a cog in my machine. Near the end of a three-hour layover on our way to … Continue reading

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A boy and his rain…

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Max caught a ball!

Now, this might not sound like big news, but, trust me, it is. While delayed, his motor skills are pretty good in some areas. He has no trouble hitting a ball off a tee or making a basket. He mouses … Continue reading

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A premonition?

When I was a teenager, Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel had a daughter and named her Alexa Rae. I LOVED the name and decided that if I ever had a girl, that would be her name. Thankfully, when the time … Continue reading

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Max the director busts out a sentence

Today Max busted out what I believe to be his very first unprompted four-word sentence: “I wha oo kay.” Which translates to “I want you (to) rake.” We were working in the yard ¬†and he kept saying “kay,” which means … Continue reading

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Just when…

… you think your situation stinks, you hear about someone else’s that’s a hundred times worse. Like Thanksgiving 2004. It just sucked. I won’t bore you with the details, but it was not a good weekend. And then I found … Continue reading

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