We've been traveling around Maui and Lana'i for the past 10 days, and I have noticed something with regard to Moxie. I've noticed that while there are a few people who look at her with pity or take a step back, the vast majority of people that we interact with seem to be eager to
In 2009, I went to the hospital for a 14-week scan of the fetus that I was carrying. The scan showed that she had diffuse fetal hydrops - there was fluid separating all of her skin and her body - and holes in her heart. She was given a zero percent chance of being born
I am not a newbie to the world of disability. I have disabilities myself. I have tons of friends with disabilities. I have worked in the disability arena. In fact, I was working at UC Berkeley - the home of the disability rights movement - when I had the amniocentesis that told me that my
This is an anecdotal piece about Moxie, a 7 year old with Down syndrome in 1st grade, and our journey this past academic year in school changes and IEP's. 7 year old Moxie started school in Blue Lake, California this academic year. It was a huge shift for her, going from the Mattole School on the
Moxie, the Tea Collection and their amazing sale!
My daughter, when I woke up on the morning of your birthday, you were awake already. You had slipped out of your bed and headed straight for the art supplies. After I kissed your sweet cheeks good morning (and gave you a hug), you said that the drawing was for me - "see?! MOMMY" Ah!
Moxie wanted the fishing game to work…
The tooth fairy came on by!
Big wheel ‘ing