Category Archives: Aurora
Aurora recently drew on the playroom wall behind the couch. She also signed her name. So I knew which child did it!
Mon, Tues, Wed with the kids in isolation were decent! Today was rough for/with Aurora. Only 2 more days and things get good again UPDATE July 10, 2021, 9:03pm: Friday was decently good! Today went well enough, and then all … Continue reading
Last week Aurora asked me, “Are you everybody’s Mom?” I responded matter-of-factly, “No.” “Well, yes,” I added quietly after a second of hesitation. I tipped my head slightly side to side. “I mean, kinda.” “Why all the doctors call you … Continue reading
Aurora would like some mail, please. If you can send her a card, PM me for the address. (And Amber too, but I made this request because I knew Amber was about to get a couple cards.)
2019, what a year. Reeling from my Mom’s death, I still managed to pull all As and 1 B+ in my Postbac MEDPREP program at U of M. Due to having to drop a required lab last Fall, and not … Continue reading
Aurora, panicky: Ahhh! Run! Mama’s coming! Aurora, soothingly: It’s okay. She’s not a monster. Aurora, calmly: She’s a good Mama.
Day 5: Driving to D.C. Emily showed up early the next morning! She helped us pack the car and saw us off. It was so great to see her one last time, even for just 45 min or so. Back … Continue reading
Days 3 & 4: We’re On Vacation! I booked a 3-star hotel about 30 min away from Emily’s house, because the only 3 options near her were 2 1-star motels with sketchy to just bad reviews, and 1 2-star hotel … Continue reading
Why? And When? Last December I realized my best friend Emily’s kids had never met my kids, and I decided this needed to be fixed. I also hadn’t been down to visit them in South Carolina since her wedding, which … Continue reading
Today Amber helped me build a fort, then the girls and I drank hot chocolate and read books in our fort for at least 45 minutes. It was wonderful. Just what the family needed.