Browsing Archive: February, 2012

My Aspie Son and Dancing Daughter

Posted by Rebecca Black on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, In : Dance Moms 
My Aspie Son... Those three words begin so many conversations in my head, in my work, in my writing. My oldest child, my teenager, my boy. The one who only started sleeping all night by himself THIS YEAR at age 15. The one who still needs my complete attention every morning just to get him dressed and out the door.

My Aspie Son... If I say it, and you know anything at all about Autism and the Spectrum, you probably already have a vision of him. You may be way off in many ways, but you probably...

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A Valentine to my Children

Posted by Rebecca Black on Monday, February 13, 2012, In : Children 
Three

Its's a Magic Number

We have THREE in our family and that's a magic number.


You may be chuckling if you remember that song from "SchoolHouse Rock." It's true for my family though--we are three and that's our magic number.

We are a triangle family -- Mom and Valerie and Kenneth -- one at each point of the triangle. 
Sometimes we are EQUILATERAL -- all three of us occupying an equal amount of space and effort and time in the family.
But that's pretty rare.


It feels pretty good when we get here. ...
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