Posts tagged "birthday"

The No-Parents Zone

When I was a little girl, I used to go up to my mom, hold up both my hands and say “Mami, why don’t you and Papi go out of town for this many days?” It wasn’t that I didn’t love my parents – of course I did. It wasn’t that I didn’t enjoy spending... Read more »

"I Want That!"

Remember back in December, when I was singing the praises of my non-materialistic boy who didn’t want any presents for Christmas? Well, forget it. Just in time for his fourth birthday, Dylan has developed a bad case of the “I wants.” It started innocently enough. Dylan and I would be at the store, when suddenly... Read more »

One Year Since Diagnosis

The year before, she couldn't walk - Look how far she'd come!
My Previous Blog > “Holy Cow, I’m Published!” April 17, 2010 marked the one year anniversary of Atia’s acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) diagnosis. Steve and I racked our brains trying to figure out how to commemorate that day – the day that changed everything. After much debate we decided to take Atia and Asher to... Read more »
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Birthday Resolutions

There is something about birthdays; isn’t there?  For some people it feels like one’s personal Holiday, for others it is more like a reminder of getting older.  Personally, for me, birthdays used to be a great day where it was all about chocolate cake and gifts.  In the last ten years or so, birthdays became more of a... Read more »

Adults Only Weekend

Through it all, I have always felt lucky to have Steve by my side.
My Previous Blog > “The Pendulum Swings” It took nearly a week for Atia to fully recover from her spinal tap and subsequent 5-day steroid treatment. During that time, we dealt with some pretty severe mood swings, including kicking, screaming and tons of crying. However, once we got past all of that, everything moved along... Read more »