If You Read One Article About Special Needs Kids, Read This One

The other evening, I was out in the car with the kids and the baby on a food run and we came across the Teddy Bear ambulance, also known as CHEO’s neonatal transfer unit. I blinked and started to cough, which is what I do when I feel – pardon the word – triggered by… Continue reading If You Read One Article About Special Needs Kids, Read This One

In Which Kanga Goes Into Hibernation on Black Friday

It’s Black Friday, and I can tell you what I’m not doing: leaving my house. I don’t go to malls or Costco on a quiet day. Mama didn’t raise no fool. The dogs are out back digging holes in the snow and eating their poop and whatever else it is they do outside. I hope… Continue reading In Which Kanga Goes Into Hibernation on Black Friday

In Which Kanga Sings The U.S. Post-Election Blues

At no time while my grandparents were alive was I aware of how they voted in an election, whether federally, state-level, or locally. It is entirely possible I wasn’t paying attention. Grandmother, in particular, was not a woman to leave any subject matter untilled – be it politics, religion, or “the filthy mouth on” Joan… Continue reading In Which Kanga Sings The U.S. Post-Election Blues