“The parent knows best and the parent knows first” - David Grossman It starts with the smallest symptom and within seconds, you’re consumed with adrenaline and beginning your mental-check list. I have become all too familiar with the fight or flight response, I am a special needs mom; this is my life. When I started… Continue reading No one knows the days that almost crushed you or the fear that almost froze you.
Having a child with special needs, medical needs and ongoing illnesses has caused me to innocently forgot the big-little things, such as holidays and birthdays. I remember when I was pregnant, I loved looking at halloween costumes - imagining our babies first halloween dressed as a cute animal or tiny pumpkin, but McKenzie was recovering… Continue reading It didn’t go as planned but, I couldn’t have planned it better.
♥ Happy Birthday ♥ Dear McKenzie, It feels like it was just yesterday your little heart stopped and we were rushed for an emergency c-section. You were born within minutes and I will never forget the first time I held you, you were so tiny with beautiful, curious eyes. I hope I've done ok so far,… Continue reading Dear Daughter, on your First Birthday.