Monthly Archives: December 2017

Frozen

It was the coldest day of the year when the family of five was found frozen in their suburban home on New Year’s Eve. Mother and children were found huddled under several blankets, wearing winter accessories from head to toe. … Continue reading

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MIT Scholars Wanted

For Chanukah, my mother was dead-set on buying my son a Lego set; “He should be playing with Legos,” she’d say. Now, I used to allow Legos in the house- way back when…. but first let me tell you why … Continue reading

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The Age of Aquarius

The only thing worse than giving a child balloons on Hanukkah would be getting them their own “star” with their name on them. The types of stars that come with an entire report on what it means from its location … Continue reading

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Sophie’s choice

My daughter and I go together to a wonderful and adorable therapist (top on Her list) who helps her manage her worries. We both really like her and I know she’s already made a difference in the short time we’ve … Continue reading

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Dropping Like Flies

BCBS must love us! Since we only see therapists outside of the network, we’re really getting the bang for our bucks. It started with individual therapists for 2/3 of my children (fear not, the 3rd will get his turn), then … Continue reading

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Benson

I’d like to review the household staff situation that is going on as of late. Full time Aides (1 during the week and 2 on the weekends) Daily visits from the Hospice agency (could be a nurse, therapist, check-in person) … Continue reading

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Pinterest

Its safe to say that I will no longer be allowed to utilize Pinterest. Hubby gave me the “go ahead” to pick out things for our children’s Jack and Jill bathroom. For months we dray’d over the vanity…. and held … Continue reading

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L’Oreal

I need something for my aging brain…. There are many times I will run around the house in a frenzy, searching for my iPhone which is either in my hand or pocket. My favorite is when I’m talking on the iPhone and … Continue reading

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Got Gelt?

My kids didn’t like their first night of Hanukkah gifts– a term I’ll use lightly. My middle child got a sensory/fidget ball (what will be the most expensive gift for all eight nights…for all of the kids!), and the other two … Continue reading

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