Monthly Archives: January 2013

Lyra’s Latest: Finding a Pediatrician or The Continuum of Jewish Women

The day after Lyra was born, I called my obstetrician, who had willingly provided prenatal care and medical back up for my home birth. And I explained that while otherwise healthy, Lyra appeared to have Down syndrome. Within minutes, I … Continue reading

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Lyra’s Latest: Wee Teeny Peanut

In the roughly three months in which I’ve been writing this blog, the WordPress.com stats reveal far and away that the most popular posts are those about Lyra. While Whoopsie Piggle will never be exclusively about our daughter, I have … Continue reading

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Motherwriter

Writing is not my hobby. When I am not writing, my brain writhes. In the fall of 2008, I enrolled in a course at the University of Akron titled “Southern Women Writers.” After first reading Florence King’s Southern Ladies and … Continue reading

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Beginning Today

Each morning the Plain Dealer is delivered to our doorstep. On school days, Hugo gets up at 5:30 am, starts the coffee, feeds the dogs and retrieves the paper. Because of his intense performance and rehearsal schedule, mornings are when … Continue reading

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