My dad’s car service waited for me as I exited the airport. Am I being kidnapped? Where am I really going? Never Have I Ever…. #RaisingJess #Limo #Dad #flying
University of Miami Alumni – In a world where compassion can make all the difference, alumna Vickie Rubin is a ray of hope for families raising children w/ special needs.
Is this an insult or an opinion? The big question in our house is whether my writing is hobby or work. Its a big He Says/She Says.
If you are unable to open article in the Buffalo News – this is a copy:
Before we get too technical, I am admittedly talking about my clothes closet! Staying organized is not my strong suit (maybe pun intended).
Let me know your tips in the comments!
#RaisingJess #Organize #Closet #humor
New Traditions or Tradition- For our new Passover tradition. Nobody needed to audition. The only precondition. To rise to this position #Poem #Poetry #Tradition #Direction #RaisingJess
Day 1 in the Keys, an x-ray confirmed I had Pneumonia! After the last 3 years of avoiding Covid on Vacation, I never thought of pneumonia!
A really short verse about marriage and compromise – The best scenario is when you both can say -We Did It MY WAY!
#humor #marriage #compromise #MyWay #Poetry #Poem #RaisingJess
Newsweek Article by Vickie – In September 2022, Vickie was able to drive Jessica’s group home van for the first time.
#RaisingJess #Newsweek #MyTurn #advocate #daughters #wheelchairvan
As Mitch and I drowsily watched the 11:00 news, light snow was falling. Suddenly, we sat up with a jolt! A jet had crashed near Buffalo, NY.
I can’t go to school without my nails done,” yells Noa. Is this a high school student? No, It’s my 3-year-old granddaughter’s morning request! #Fashion #GarmentCenter #RaisingJess #BlackTie #Fashionista #Schmatte #Family #Generations
What do Yooper Rocks, Heart Rocks, Stuart Smalley, and the 5 Love Languages have in common? Inquiring Minds want to know! Plus, Buffalo Bills and The Gift of Life. Read on for more. #RaisingJess #Gift #Love #YooperRocks #Travel #Michigan #BuffaloBills #BillsMafia #DamarHamlin
A Real Blizzard Updated – Reality Set in as the Days wore on. Update on Jessica’s House – Read More about Blizzard 2022! #Blizzard #BlizzardElliot #BuffaloBills #RaisingJess #MerryChristmas #HappyHanukkah #Blogger
RV miles are like Dog years. “How many miles left,” I ask Mitch, “Only 80 miles ” I reply “Is that 80 miles in my SUV or 80 miles RV time?”
It’s Rosh Hashana, and we are in Bozeman, MT. I googled “Temple,” expecting google to laugh and say, “your kidding, right?” Surprise Revelations!
Trip Planned for 45 Years from VW Bus to EKKO RV-But What Happens? In 1977, Mitch bought a VW bus and so starts our story – Read on for more-
The wedding at our home is in 2 weeks. The family is coming into town. But who should arrive first? COVID! AGAIN!
6 adults, and 3 kids under 6 together for 1 week in July. Read about a Wacky Week in “Can-you-say” Wallenpaupack!
How Would you Cope if Told Your Child has Severe Multiple Disabilities? New podcast. An upbeat conversation about a family changed forever.
The Vet called to inform us that Danie, our dog, was doing well. He ended the call with a clue about the most peculiar thing I ever received.
It took 2 years for Daniel’s Tender Loving Canine (TLC) to emerge. But can he pass the test for Therapy Dog? Did he cheat on the exam?
Closer Than Ever to the City that Became Home- Buffalo-Today the Buffalo News printed MY VIEW in their My View section of the Opinion Page
I had an unbelievable experience today, and I attribute my luck to good timing and an overturned glass. Let me explain.
So, how did we do? Why not conduct an exit interview when your adult offspring move out of the house. The intention is not for us to do a better job with our future children , but to get a fair assessment (can this really be fair and honest?) of how we did as parents.
Noa’s planned delivery date was my birthday! This was not an ordinary delivery and we knew the potential complications and risks.