Category Archives: Language development
Writing her own lifeLeave a comment
November 10, 2017 by whirlyjoy
My Dragon Lover and I were sitting up in bed, watching the election results on Tuesday evening, when my iPhone …
November 19, 2012 by whirlyjoy
This is what we call the “sick bowl” in our house, sitting on Aida’s plush froggy blanket that my good …
What’s that sign?9
October 9, 2012 by whirlyjoy
Most of Aida’s interactions with the world can be hard to figure out, and a huge part of my job as her mother is to try to guess what the heck is going on inside that bright but screwy brain of hers.
“Special” family dinners2
September 14, 2012 by whirlyjoy
We never set the table. We’re strictly a get-your-own-gear kind of family. So what is it about the siren call of the family dinner that still pulls me in sometimes?
The genie is out of the bottleLeave a comment
September 7, 2012 by whirlyjoy
I let Mimi, who is a precocious 11, start a (very private, highly aliased and protected) Facebook account last week. …