Not so fast on my feet

Not so fast on my feet

I wish I were a little quicker on my feet sometimes. When I write these posts I have time to think. Time to create sentences. Time to weigh up words and their meaning and their impact. I can re-write and take all the time I need. But on the spot,… Read more

The new episode is almost here!

The new episode is almost here!

As of five minutes ago, Episode 02 of the podcast is ready for release. I am just bursting with pride about this episode, just as I was with the first one. I don’t think I have ever felt as proud of anything as I do of these last two episodes.… Read more

Heart Stoppers

Yesterday students and teachers at my school climbed into kids swimming pools full of icy water as part of the Heart Stopper Challenge which raises money for the Heart Kids NZ. Before Eva was born they spotted a hole in her heart. An atrial septal defect, or ASD, which turned… Read more

Expectations

When Eva was first diagnosed as blind and deaf, I tortured myself with this image of her crawling across a pitch black room. No light, no sound. Impenetrable. Isolated. I imagined myself losing my sight and hearing and I thought, what could be worse? How will I communicate with her?… Read more

A club you never wanted to be part of

A club you never wanted to be part of

It’s hard to press publish on a blog where the majority of the posts are about grief. It’s hard because I’m writing what I’m feeling, but I don’t feel that way 24 hours a day, or even every day. I hesitate to press publish because I know it makes people… Read more

Now on Stitcher Radio!

Now on Stitcher Radio!

If you’re an Android user, you can now listen to The One in a Million Baby on Stitcher Radio. As with iTunes, subscribe, and if you like what you hear, leave a review.   Read more

The gaping abyss

The gaping abyss

I live in an apartment. I come home and take the elevator up to the third floor. It’s not a fancy elevator. It’s one where you are keenly aware that you are in a metal box being transported between stories. This particular one has a gap between the elevator itself… Read more