How Life Changes

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For many years I kept a blog, Speak Softly, that recorded (among other stories), my everyday life as the mother of a son with special needs. I also wrote a monthly column for Literary Mama, Special Needs Mama, that reached a wide audience of parents, educators and special needs advocates. In between, I published a memoir, This Lovely Life – a book that won prizes and put into words my family’s experience after I gave birth to extremely premature twins, only to have our daughter die at birth and our son survive to be that same multiply disabled boy who…