Parenting Left of the Middle
Welcome to my website! I'm a west coast mom living in the San Francisco Bay Area. I blog about parenting my fierce and fuzzy child Jack, who is fighting Leukemia, and my new baby Desmond (born September 2014). I don't prescribe to any particular parenting methods - I'm a bit left of the middle!
Recent Blog Posts
This year is trying to get the best of me. My grandfather has been hospitalized several times and nearly died due to advanced liver disease. At one point he was in a coma and then he was awake and started planning his memorial…then one day he got up, got dressed, and decided since he hadn’t […]
We got the results from the school’s academic and psychological assessments of Jack on Wednesday. It’s 18 pages of assessment results that seem to require a degree in childhood education to understand. I’ve read and re-read the information and googled my little heart out, but it’s still not clear what it all means. On the […]
There is an outbreak in the US. And it’s in California. And, more specifically, measles are in the county I live in. Patients have been treated for measles at the hospital where Jack receives chemotherapy treatment, even. I’ve been really good about not freaking out, even though I have every right to freak out. I […]