Dear little sister

You were seven months old when we ‘officially’ found out. We took you to hospital to see a neurologist, a nephrologist, a kinesiologist, an EENT specialist. After six slow hours your pediatrician finally saw us and said ‘we have a problem’. Mom broke down and admitted she knew this from…

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A wee bit close to home

The parents & the sibs at Dad’s class homecoming Baguio, Philippines (Feb 2012) Last week, in between thoughts of comfort food, work I’ve been missing, and books I should download for Mr. Wendal (spot the ’90s hiphop referrence), pictures of my family flooded my mind. My mom was texting me updates…

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People who inspire: little lady D

You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family. I think, with my cousin D sharing my maternal blood line, I’m perfectly happy with that. D’s always lived in England so we didn’t have the opportunity to bond like cousins who live close to each other. We kept…

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My mommy is the sweetest!

So John Mayer said ‘Girls become lovers who turn into mothers‘. It’s true. My mom is a lover of all sweet things – so much that she named her first child after a very, very sweet thing. *cough* I blame my sweet tooth on my mother. Our pantries and fridges would always…

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K

PART OF THE 30-DAY SNAP ATTACK CHALLENGE Day 15 – A photo of someone you love Even if it weren’t Special Education & Autism Awareness Week, I’d still post this photo because my sister K is the greatest love of my life. And yes, I still get goosebumps saying that.…

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