March 2015

The power is at the source

If a 9-yr. boy’s mother finds that her son cannot talk one morning, her goal would be to help the boy to talk again as soon as possible. The mom may ask her son a question when he walks into the kitchen to eat breakfast.  A very raspy, almost non-existent voice answers. Is her first inclination to take him to a speech therapist? If the boy spoke in meaningful thoughts the day before, and she simply could not hear him well, the obvious answer is “No”. She would call the doctor’s office [...]

Together after all these years

Together after all these years Now I know a whole lot of you out there in the blogosphere said to yourself last October, “Hmmm, October 18, 2014. Day doesn’t ring of anything special.” But at least two of us see it differently. October 18 was the 27th anniversary of our first date – my wife and me. We went on our first date together to the State Fair of Texas in October, 1987. We were both in the middle of divorce and each raising our kids – she had 3 and I had 1 [...]