Archive | June, 2011

Reflections on The Panic Virus by Seth Mnookin

I know this is the kind of blog post that has the capacity to attract some attention and not all of it positive. For that reason I hesitated about whether or not I would even publish it but decided to forge ahead. Why did I decide to share my thoughts about this book? Well, I’m a parent of […]

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Oliver and his iPad

Oliver has always had challenges with grooming. Nail clipping, ear cleaning, hair washing, teeth brushing, you name it. I’ve done a lot of de-sensitizing with him and although I do still get the occasional foot in the face he is generally a lot calmer now. The one thing he still can’t handle though is getting his haircut. […]

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Our iPad journey continues

The boys’ iPads arrived this week. I can hardly believe that they are here, it seems like a dream come true! I’ve got a special surprise planned for those who made a financial contribution to our fund but in the interim I wanted to acknowledge some individuals and developers I’ve found to be especially supportive of the boys […]

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The first world war as it relates to my birthday

It’s my birthday this month. I’m not going to tell you how old I will be but suffice it to say that if you’ve read Douglas Adams then my age is the answer to the meaning of life. Despite the fact that I share a date of birth with such luminaries as Henry VIII, Peter […]

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