Inclusive Parenting

#specialnotspecial 

“You are so amazing ! I can’t believe how patient you are with your son. I couldn’t do what you do.”

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard that line, or something very similar.

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Brain Surgery Memoirs Part 4

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A selfie I took 3 days after surgery

Part 4 – Closer to Fine

“Wait a second, that can’t be right….”

Those were pretty much my thoughts when I examined my body a few months after giving birth to my first child. Although I was back to my pre-baby weight, my body was not the same, and I was not happy about it. I knew my life was going to be changed after having children, but I didn’t really contemplate all the physical and personal alternations that would also be included.

Surprise.

Recovering from brain surgery for me was no different. There were the things I knew that would change about me, along with other changes which I had not previously considered.

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