The Still, Small Voice

Tomorrow, we have a hearing in Berkeley. My expectations on the outcome tomorrow are very low. I know it’s more of a formality and that we are going to get pushed off to another hearing date. I don’t expect the judge to make a decision. I honestly never know if I’m filing the appropriate, necessary…

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A Visit to the Nursery

It is spring and I’ve got roses on my mind! What a beautiful day it was here in Union City, CA.  The sun was shining and there was not a breeze in the air.  It was hot.  It felt like a perfect 74 degrees. How else better to spend a spring day than a trip…

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Learning Autism

At almost three years old, Gio did not speak. He did not play and engage with other kids. He did not look at people.  As a matter of fact, he seemed to look right through them. He carried a baby blanket everywhere he went. He sucked his thumb all day. He always stared off into…

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Vivi, the apple of my eyes

I needed to pick-up our new duvet from Pottery Barn and she wanted to come with me. We had solid girls-only time away from the boys, wandering the mall, window shopping and eating sweets!   She has always been spunky and mataray (Tagalog for sassy) but now that she is 4, her personality is really…

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Ringing in 2018!

Happy New Year! It’s only January and I feel like I’ve already had a very long year!  I’m sure you can relate.  It seems as I get older, the less time there is – minutes and days just whoosh by.  Or maybe, I’m moving extra slow and feel like I have less time to get…

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