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Tuesdays With Tyler: Losing My Religion
I am raising Tyler as a Catholic, like me. I had him christened at three months old…and that is the last time he or I have ever been in a church. For many years due to chronic illness I have … Continue reading
Tuesdays With Tyler: Birthday Party With Pictures!
When we first moved to Massachusetts in March, Tyler was five and a half and I couldn’t begin to wrap my mind on a birthday party for him in September, with none of his friends and his daddy not being … Continue reading
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Tuesdays With Tyler: Christmas in Pictures
Total amount of stress, preparation, ordering toys: 10 days, 5 hours, 37 minutes Total time it took to open gifts: 15 minutes Worth it to see your child’s delight: Definitely
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Tuesdays With Tyler: Another Meeting With the School
In follow-up to our October meeting with the school, Grant and I again met with the child study team last week. We have agreed to have Tyler evaluated. This would include being evaluated for “academics”, speech, occupational, social and psychological. … Continue reading
Tuesdays With Tyler…And Santa!
Despite my worries about how I would be able to handle the normal rites of Christmas while being sick and in the middle of a bankruptcy, our trip to see Santa was a success! I even got a handicapped parking … Continue reading
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Tuesdays With Tyler: A Mother’s Agony, A Son’s Anguish
On Thursday I came clean about what was going on with my son. It wasn’t really a matter of “coming clean” as it was the right time to write about it. Tyler no longer sleeps in bed with me but … Continue reading
Tuesdays With Tyler: Halloween!
For the first time ever, I’d be willing to bet, school was closed on Halloween. Due to the storm, some schools still didn’t have power and roads were still closed. I’d also bet that it was the first time the … Continue reading
Tuesdays With Tyler: Halloween at Tyler’s House!
I say Tyler’s house, because he has been the main thrust of our Halloween decorations. I have collected plenty of decorations over the years but if there were no Tyler, neither Grant nor I would have been motivated to put … Continue reading
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Tuesdays With Tyler: Spookley the Square Pumpkin!
When Tyler was a month old, five years ago, Grant eagerly bought our son a couple of Halloween books. The only problem was they were for toddlers, at least. “We can’t read these to him!” I said, laughing. “Oh, I … Continue reading