Category Archives: Cerebral Palsy

You Say You Don’t Want a Cure?  Well I DO!

You Say You Don’t Want a Cure? Well I DO!

You say you don’t want a cure.  Well I do. I get why you don’t… this is a part of your child, an imperfect piece perfectly imbedded, merged, marinated, simmered and fused within every nuance of your child.  You can not separate autism, or epilepsy, or down syndrome, or whatever it is from your child…Continue Reading

Half a Recovery is Better Than Nothing

Half a Recovery is Better Than Nothing

“Do you have the address?” My husband spoke as he drove in blowing rain. We were on our way to meet a Doctor who would either determine our son John qualified to receive SSI benefits or not. I was on edge; when it came to John, years of dealing with judgmental professionals left me hurt,…Continue Reading

Of Eggs and Life

Of Eggs and Life

Contributed by Cheryl Bailey I love to cook. I cannot remember when I was not at home in the kitchen. One of my first skills to master was the art of separating an egg. I needed to learn this trick for making meringue topping on cream pies my family ate after Sunday dinner. If you…Continue Reading

A Holiday In Pain

A Holiday In Pain

Dear… Obscure Relations / Those-Who-Think-They-Know-Us-But-Haven’t-A-Clue / Random Citizen who has the misfortune of crossing my path during the next few days or weeks…. I’m not happy. In fact, I’m f#(&ing pissed. Not positive. I refuse to see the positive side of the “special needs” life at the moment. In particular, I cannot fathom what good…Continue Reading