Happy Birthday to my Twin Tornadoes

So Friday (today) is the 5th birthday of Stone and Ty – our not-so-little (anymore) infamous Twin Tornadoes. At nearly 5 am on Saturday, November 19, 2005 they each entered our world and of course, life hasn’t been the same since. Every parent knows that parenthood itself is an adventure one is never truly prepared […]

Coos Bay, Oregon

Saturday evening we returned from a week-long vacation in Coos Bay, Oregon. My Dad co-owns a rental property that is less than half a mile from the popular Sunset Bay State Park in Charleston. The house is great – literally on the coast and high on a cliff. It has its own set of stairs […]

Time for Ty

I’ve spent a good deal of time using my blog and Facebook to provide updates about Stone and the issues we face regarding his Autism. Of course, he has a twin brother Ty – and as often happens when there is a child in a family who has special needs, it’s sometimes easy to overlook […]

Stone update – June 30, 2010

It’s been about 6 weeks since my last Stone update so I thought this would be a good time for a quick post. The big news in June has been POTTY TRAINING! Yes, even though he is 4 1/2 years old , Stone has had to continue wearing pull-ups to take care of business. This […]