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I really did not think about writing a children’s book.

Until my beautiful son Michael, who is our youngest child, asked me some pretty big questions about his sister, Elizabeth.

He knew his sister has special needs and he knew about her therapies.

He knew that he worked pretty darn hard each day.

And he knew that he needed to help her sometimes.

But he asked the big questions:

I asked Elizabeth to open her mouth so I could check her throat.

So she did, about ¼ of an inch.

I then asked again.

And again it was the same but she was getting irritated now.

And truthfully so was I.  Not because she would not open her mouth.  Ok, maybe a little bit because of that.  But mostly, because she was obviously in some kind of pain as she would not even swallow water.

So I then told her why I needed her to open her mouth, I got my tongue depressor out. Got my flashlight out.  She opened her mouth, I went to insert the tongue depressor….still okay and then the light was not bright enough.  

I could not see anything at all. Read the rest of this entry »

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