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
Since Desmond’s birth in September of last year, David and I have been out alone ONE TIME. That’s right, one measly time in over 8 months. And do you know what we chose to do that time? We went to the movies. Now, we like the movies but it’s not exactly quality time. We couldn’t […]
I notice more changes in Jack every day as the chemo starts leaving his body. Most of these changes are good, and others are not so good but are likely temporary. I have to say that as much as I want to leave chemo – and the whole experience of cancer – behind us, I […]
Jack is starting therapy soon to address the post-traumatic stress issues that are causing us all concern. The short term goal is to address the needle phobia associated with it, which is more accurately described as a “lab-induced panic spiral,” but ultimately he has a LOT of anxiety that controls him and if we could […]