Of all the prayers in the Bible, I don't recall anyone praying that their child would have a seizure. Or that they'd spike a fever. Or that they'd have a meltdown in class. But I have. These are some of the alter-universe prayers I find myself praying for one of our daughters who has developmental delays, GAD, RAD and ODD---a.k.a. hidden disabilities. Here's my girl. See if you can discover why … [Read more...]
Quiz: How Would YOU Handle This Doctor Visit?
The only redemptive feature of hours and hours in doctor waiting rooms is the abundance of fun magazines. Ok, not abundance. More like a handful of worn, outdated family magazines which, to their credit, at least offer some "Oh, I haven't tried that one before" snack-making ideas. But even those magazines can have interesting quizzes in them. As I left the neurologist's office yesterday morning, … [Read more...]