Thursday, October 25, 2012

big brother

This morning G woke up early.  He got himself dressed and then chose clothes for lP.  If she would have been a little more cooperative, he would have changed her diaper and dressed her.  I love that boy.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

cancer and hearing aids

 Tonight I was at a great meeting of all the Primary Presidents in the Stake.  It was awesome.  It got me thinking about the different challenges we've had with G and how being deaf is easier in some ways, but that having cancer was easier in some ways.
Deafness doesn't wake you up at 4am with a fever that sends you to the ER.  
Deafness takes longer for kids to notice at the playground.
Cancer gathers your family and friends in love an support.
Cancer doesn't have random strangers giving you advice on how sign language is bad for your kid.
Deafness doesn't try to kill you.


I wanted to make jam, and like always, I realized I didn't have quite enough sugar.  Rather than go to the store I asked G to calculate ...