The Difference Between Difficult and Hard

Yesterday was an everyday kind of day, and yet a roller coaster of emotions.  Which still makes it qualify as an everyday kind of day. I posted a video onto Instagram of Owen chatting to me about his day at school.  He talked for the entirety of the eight-minute drive home, and raised the pitch [ Read More ]

Grieving for the Other Owen

I have been anxiously awaiting/dreading the premiere of HBO’s “Miss You Can Do It” – a documentary about a beauty pageant for special needs girls that was started by Abbey Curran, Miss Iowa 2008, who herself has Cerebral Palsy.  I wasn’t entirely sure what I would be seeing or feeling while I watched this – [ Read More ]