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Sneak Peek

Los Angeles, California
A Single Mom raising a special child and trying my best to balance real life with "what ifs". My life is full and often pretty crazy dealing with a Special Needs child and all that comes along with it, but I wouldn't have it any other way. Austin was born in Nov 2007 at 36 weeks. He was... Full Bio
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A Brief Conversation About Death and Honesty by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health We had  one of those teaching moments  and to be honest it totally caught me off guard. I'm sure I've mentioned before that my nephew and niece , ages 7 and 6, love to hang ... Read on »
Father's Day - What Can I Say? by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I'm sure someday Father's Day will be harder to deal with when Austin is old enough to ask questions and realize the difference between the words Dad and Grandpa. For now th ... Read on »
Barnyard Petting Zoo by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health We decided to take a trip to the local petting zoo to visit the animals. I just wish the entire visit was not such a disaster blur. ... Read on »
Please Teach Your Children About Differences by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Thankfully Austin is still young and doesn't understand what happened yet. But I DO! And frankly it is irritating me that more parents have not taught their children about h ... Read on »
Getting Into The World Cup Spirit by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I love that Austin happens to be playing soccer AND wearing red, white and blue... ...and it wasn't even the 4th of July or World Cup. ... Read on »
Winnie The Pooh = Wise Bear by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health "Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon." ~Winnie The Pooh Thanks for peeking, Read on »
The Saturday Evening Blog Post - May 2010 by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Welcome to THE SATURDAY EVENING BLOG POST, where bloggers gather on the first Saturday of each month to share their personal favorite blog post from the previous month, hos ... Read on »
There Is No Such Thing As A "Quick-Fix" by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Just a brief update on the Breakfast Club plan. WEEK 1: FAIL Last Friday night we started Austin on the new medication that was supposed to jump start h ... Read on »
Ready For School? by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health When it's homework time at our house Austin gets into the act as well. While my niece does her Kindergarten homework Austin also does some reading and co ... Read on »
The Breakfast Club - Part II by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I am getting emails and phone calls for this update. So you know what that means? I better see some comment love folks. Yeah, you know who you are. ;) We had our follow ... Read on »
The Power of Love And Loss by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Day in and day out I write about the things on my mind and occasionally, I write about the things on my heart. It probably seems more so the latter lately because I am havin ... Read on »
Where I Stalk The Nurse And Overwhelm You by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I have started this post at least 5 times in the past week, but each time set it aside because...well, just because. So I am going to attempt to get all the information fro ... Read on »
Jeepers Creepers - Wordless Wednesday by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Where'd ya get those peepers? Thanks for peeking, Read on »
The Breakfast Club - Part I by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Recently I looked into getting Austin into an intensive feeding therapy program . It all started a few weeks ago when I casually asked his SLP her thoughts on getting him i ... Read on »
Where I Draw My Inspiration by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health A Different Kind Of Celebration When I started to contemplate my first anniversary of blogging I was wracking my brain for something exciting to say or do. So many blog ... Read on »
In Which We Celebrate by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Tomorrow is our 1st Blogoversary. Can you believe one year has come & gone already? Tomorrow we also have some pretty big things happening in the medical mumbo jumbo de ... Read on »
Will You Please Put My Son In The Hospital! by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health It's no secret that I avoid inpatient hospital stays like, well the Plague. So why then, you might ask, am I willing to beg for a hospitalization? I assure you, I have ... Read on »
A Common Cold = Chaos For Sick Lungs by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health Austin has been sick this week. Really, really sick. I have had phone calls daily for status updates that's how bad it has gotten. I'm concerned. The nurses are ... Read on »
Mesmerized - Wordless Wednesday by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health It's another flashback photo day for a lot of reasons. It's late, I'm tired and Austin is sick. Mother's Day 2008, 6 Months But most ... Read on »
To You, My Sisters - Special Needs Moms by Sneak Peek Posted in: Blog Posts in Children's Health I often find someone who says it much better than I ever could, today is one of those days. Wishing all the special moms, my sisters, a very good day. Happy Mother's Da ... Read on »