I Am Jack’s Brother

I am a person of rather simple pleasures.  Easily impressed.  I’m just as intrigued by some one that can juggle as I am one who has 5 doctorates.    There is little in life that gives me more joy right now that simply witnessing the interaction between my two sons.  This can range from the …

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“I get FLYING THOMAS!” aka Jack Goes Poopy On The Potty

Jack went poopy on the potty.   In the fight for overall bathroom normality, this is a huge step forward.  We have, on some level, been waging this war for over a year.  We have had various victories along the way.  The time he “went poopy in the potty” because he had diarrhea and I …

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I Am Jack’s Sick Birthday

I very recently turned 37 years old. This, in and of itself, is no huge accomplishment.  I have, through very little of my own doing, managed to not die over the course of 13,000 plus days.  In the last few years I’ve come to have a new relationship with the anniversary of the day I …

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Who Assesses the Assessors?

Jack. Jack.  I feel as though simply stating his name to anyone who knows him can convey so much more than just an introduction or provide more than just a verbal glimpse into who this child is based on his chosen by us label.  I am fully aware that these are the perceptions of a …

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I Am Jack’s Sibling Rivalry

I have a younger brother and an older sister.  I am a middle child.  I don’t often sit back and reflect on my life as a middle child.  I don’t feel as though I need to.  All that happened went, I believe, as it should have for better or worse.  I’m still here, so clearly …

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