As a 46 year old Mom of our son Sam, who is medically complex, we go to therapies together, spend time with family and generally have a great time! My hobbies include swimming in Lake Winnipesaukee, researching medical conditions, making games with my husband, Jason, finding new coffee flavors, baking blueberry cake, creating art, going to museums, and visiting with family and friends.
Blog Post List
September 30, 2023
Lately, when I am feeling judged and angry, I go outside and look at the sky or stand in nature. I contemplate the earth, sit or walk and watch the plants grow. I take Sam to the playground and watch him run. I feel grateful for Sam. I then think about the world as greater than self and wonder why we were put here in the first place. Most of the time I think that the world would have been better off if we had all been born with no capacity to judge. Sam doesn’t judge. He just thinks you are a friend just by meeting you. Automatically. That is his innate nature. I have been having many...
September 24, 2023
Being a parent, a Mom, is always something I wanted to be. I wanted to have two kids named Zachary and Jasmine (Jazzy). I wanted to be married to a great husband and I wanted to work in a museum. I have received both the great husband (Jason, I love you) and I worked and volunteered for the Boston Museum of Science, The New York State Museum, The Alice T. Miner Museum, The Institute for Contemporary Art, The ECHO Lake and Aquarium and Science Center and Historic New England at the Otis House. But when I became a Mom, everything changed. I wanted to be there for my son. I listened to him. I...
September 23, 2023
It’s 8:45 am and our son Sam and I are at the Hannaford Supermarket. It's Sunday and we are trying to get in and out before the crowds of people. The lights are bright in the store and the smell of cooking muffins fills the air. Our son is wearing PJ pants because we compromised that he could wear “monkey pants” if he put on socks and sneakers and he keeps standing up and down in the kids truck grocery cart we were lucky to find. Sam puts his hand to his ear and says “Mom, do you hear that?” There is a very loud alarm going off in the produce section. Our son also looks like we haven’t combed...