» Monthly Archives: May 2008

Caregiver Stress and 5 minutes

May 16, 2008 Kyron 4 Comments

As parents of special needs kids, no matter the age, many of us do far more care tasks than we might otherwise with a child of the same age. Whether it’s because your child has physical limitations or intellectual limitations it’s really immaterial. The reality is that sometimes the toll of this care sneaks up …

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Mother’s Day? – The Day Will Come

May 12, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

Yesterday was what my husband literally refers to as a “fake holiday”. By that he means one of those holidays he feels Hallmark and American Greetings conspired to get on the calendar to make us all run out and buy a dozen cards and create hurt feelings when expectations are inevitably not met and worse….but …

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The Sunday Paper for May 4, 2008

May 4, 2008 Kyron No Comments

This week rather than featuring articles from the news I thought I would single out some simply spectacular posts from Blogging About Disablism 2008. There were so many great posts that were submitted and I’m sure you all didn’t have time to read through all of them. I’ve singled out several in a variety of …

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Good things come to those who wait….

May 2, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

Well ain’t that the truth! We’re in the clear on the kidney. Apparently what was seen on the ultrasound was some kind of shadow or something and her kidneys are FINE. The past week has been pretty amazing. The thought that there could be something really wrong rocked me to my core. It made me …

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Blogging About Disablism 2008

May 1, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Today is Blogging about Disablism day 2008! I would just like to take this opportunity to suggest you all click here and visit Diary of a Goldfish which is the host to this event this year. There are a number of excellent posts on a variety of different topics related to disability. Not only will …

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Eugenics in today’s society

May 1, 2008 Kyron 16 Comments

I posted about Trig Paxon Van Palin the other day. He is the beautiful son of the Governor of Alaska and her husband. In their press statement on the birth of this their 5th child, the stated that: We knew through early testing he would face special challenges, and we feel privileged that God would …

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