After a few long-winded, late-night conversations, we made the individual choice that we felt we needed to give Arthur every chance we could to establish his vision. We were going to fight for his sight.
Recently, UK retailer Tesco had some children’s shirts for sale that had a picture of an animal wearing glasses and the word “geek” or “nerd.” Quite a few parents wrote […]
September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. It’s a silly day to enjoy saying “ARRRR” and “avast!” And in recent years, it’s also been a day to raise […]
Yesterday in our facebook group (if you’re not a member, you should be!), Jessica shared an upsetting story which she gave permission to share here. She was with her son in […]
A friend just posted this chart to their facebook wall, and it reminded me that I meant to finish a follow up to a previous post on what to say […]
Thanks to Julie for sharing her post originally posted on her blog, A Balancing Mama. We’ve had very similar experiences with Zoe looking at the ground and mumbling whenever someone […]
Those of us in the US are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving later this week, a day to eat turkey (or tofurkey or whatever) with family and friends and to think […]
Update 6/16/2014: Thank you for all the great responses. I got some great suggestions and I’ve updated this in response. As I was reading through the comments on my last […]
I have to admit something; In my career as a mommy, there have been moments that I am not proud of. Like this weekend, when I told my husband that […]
By, Rebecca of Mommy, Ever After Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve grown to love my baby girl’s glasses. They help her, they are a tangible solution to a small problem, […]
by, Rebecca of Mommy, Ever After It has been 10 days since my sweet girl got her glasses. On day 1, I hated them. She looks different. People are looking […]
I’m sure you’ll agree: glasses are exceedingly stylish these days! Below you’ll find Exhibits Y and Z–just a couple out of many, many pieces of supporting evidence. The old ideas […]
Today we stopped by the butcher shop to pick up something for dinner. The women working the counter were complimenting Zoe on her glasses when one of them told us […]
It’s a common concern (and one that I hold) for parents of young kids in glasses: Will my child be teased because of their glasses? It doesn’t help that the […]
Have their face painted like a tiger. We got just as many comments as usual this afternoon, but not one of them had anything to do with her glasses.