April 4, 2018
Two people. Both with a laptop. Telling it like it is.
A phone call that makes me laugh long and hard.
After a week on anti-seizure meds, we see what might be a personality change in our girl.
Checking in with Tess's neurologist. A guy we have some history with, actually. Trying to get some answers about the T-Bird.
Something happened to Tess. Something that fills us with dread.
Three things we need when we take the kids to Bar Harbor. Not just beer.
I've been banging my head against a digital wall for six months. And this week I finally broke through.
A girl. A prediction. A wrong prediction. And a really, really weird result after the one-year mark.
This DJ, literally those are his initials, is my favorite MC.
What does prog-rock have to do with Tess? And what did she do this week to scare the bejesus out of us?
Some of the greatest minds in social media turn their attention to Tess and our foundation.
25 hours of running, accompanied by some of our dearest friends and Tess's greatest supporters.
The first in a 2-part series about our trip to Atlanta. Will Tess give us a hard time, or turn out to be a real peach?
April 7th. The birthdays of Billie Holiday, Jackie Chan, and Russell Crowe. Also the day that prohibition ended in the US. And now a red-letter day in our house as well.
A snapshot of Tess, April 2018. What she's into, and what she's not into. Plus BONUS CONTENT - a full episode of Eurekatown from a few years ago, all about Bryan Leach of Ibotta.
A former foe returns. And like in cartoons, we forget past wrongs and he teams up with us for an episode.
The Easter Bunny pays a visit. Tess is unexpectedly thrilled. This is a new development
Tess has been in school for a long time now. Since she was two. At this point, does she have a best friend? If so, who?
An activity that's been hit or miss for our girl. But this time Tess is a complete rockstar, in every sense of the word. Maybe it's because of what she did to start her day.
When it comes to Tess I don't have it all figured out, but I know one thing. There's a way to make things better.
What I tell you about Tess depends on several factors. Want the real, authentic truth? Well, how much time do you have?
Tess is feeling under the weather, and we know it right away.
It's the day we express our feelings to the people we love. And there are people that Tess loves. So what does she do on Valentine's Day?
The T-Bird's bedtime ritual is a long and complicated affair. It feels like an hours-long magic spell, complete with eye of newt, to get her down. Here's what happened when her brother jumped in.
A friend shares a eye-opening article about people with intellectual disabilities. People like Tess. Who can't defend themselves.
Tess hits the pool. And there in the water, she pushes hard to break away from me. To be on her own.
Five years ago, Bo Bigelow quit his law job to stay home with his kids. Turns out his daughter Tess has special needs. She is almost entirely nonverbal and is only just beginning to walk at nearly age 6. She just started kindergarten, but functions at the level of a 1.5-year old. She's different. And now, so is everything else.
Follow their family's journey as they navigate Tess's relationship with her older brother, deal with school and special education, and try to solve the genetic mystery of Tess's ultra-rare disease.