Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh (pronunciation Ah-vleen fwee vosh-ah gheev) Happy New Year to you all, and thank you for supporting Aliisaacstoryteller last year! I hope 2018 will be good to you. I can’t believe we’re already two weeks… Read More
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This week, I experienced a kind of epiphany. I was driving back from our local hospital. I had attended an AFO (leg brace) fitting with Carys, during which she screamed holy murder throughout, when in fact, all that… Read More
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Cai came first, reluctantly thrust into the world three weeks before he was ready. My glorious, flame-haired, first-born son. He lay on my belly, still covered in the mucous of birth, his dark unfocused eyes swivelling. Overwhelmed, I… Read More
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