What it Feels Like to Send My Daughter to School

I never thought it would feel this way. I thought I would cry more. I thought I’d be anxious. I thought I’d reconsider our decision to let her go. Instead, I’m sipping coffee, enjoying the quiet and smiling at the thought of what my youngest daughter, Willow, is up to right now. She’s at kindergarten. … More What it Feels Like to Send My Daughter to School

Enjoying Summer Through The Almond Eyes of My Daughter

I love summer. Unfortunately here in Minnesota, summer can feel short, like a flash of sunshine before the darkness of winter. I’m sure some of you are thinking I forgot about spring and autumn. If that’s the case, I’m guessing you’ve never been to Minnesota before. Here, they both kind of blend into winter. It’s … More Enjoying Summer Through The Almond Eyes of My Daughter

The Story of 2 Sisters, an Extra Chromosome and an Extraordinary Bond

“Sissy!” It’s the clearest word in Willow’s vocabulary. It’s also the word she says most frequently. I’m talking at least 50 to 60 times a day. I kid you not. Just ask the “kid” she’s calling for, Bella, aka, “Sissy.” To say these two are best friends is an understatement. Bella and Willow are soul … More The Story of 2 Sisters, an Extra Chromosome and an Extraordinary Bond