Archive for March, 2008


Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Last Friday, the intake coordinator at The Facility (as the place where Tad’s speech therapy is coordinated shall henceforth be known as) asked me, “So, what kind of goals are you looking for Tad to achieve in speech therapy?” Talk about a loaded question. The bottom line is, I just want Tad to talk. I […]

Easter Day

Monday, March 24th, 2008

I hope everyone had a happy Easter! We certainly did. The Easter Bunny came to our house after church yesterday. The Easter Bunny clearly knows what Tad loves. He got a Cars puzzle, both “Dinoco” Lightning McQueen and “Crusin’” Lightning McQueen, and his Obachan even gave him the Cars Crayola ColorWonder marker set. Ane got […]

Another step forward

Friday, March 21st, 2008

Today I have an intake appointment scheduled at the facility handling Tad’s speech therapy. When he did his formal evaluation at this place, he tested out as “normal” in all developmental levels except speech. He was a full standard deviation below normal in communication, which, as the therapists told me, practically assured him a spot […]

New Family Motto

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Tad has a new role model – Stitch. This is probably worse than having Curious George as a role model. Interestingly, neither character speaks proper English. I wonder why Tad likes them? Hmmm… I discovered yesterday that he calls Stitch “Chi” – which is along the same lines as calling George “Jor.” I managed to […]