January 16, 2019
Sitting down with Tess's brother Dana, for some unvarnished truth.
This episode makes four years of this podcast. Have you heard ‘em all?
Tess stays up late and goes to a party.
Stories of our voyages all across the land with our Tess.
Stories about great people, the ones who’ve spoken up for Tess.
It takes a spillage. I'm gonna go get a broom.
Solo parenting, shopping with Tess, and why you can't babysit your own kids.
Star Wars music and a big surprise from Tess.
The top 3 things I’m thankful for this year.
Working on USP7 is gonna require some super-intelligent solutions. And I went on a trip to find them.
We can't be certain whether Tess knows it's her birthday. But she sure can tell when a fuss is being made of her.
The honeydew list explodes beyond belief. And it all goes back to the most realistic scene in The Incredibles.
Like Ren in Footloose, someone takes the reins.
Even MORE stories from Vegas, all about our USP7 conference, including a big announcement about what comes next.
What we saw and did in Sin City, the land where cures are unexpectedly found.
Part 2 about the Tess Army convening in Portland. A massive showing from dozens of our closest friends and family. And there is talk of ham.
The Tess Army convenes in Portland. A massive showing from dozens of our closest friends and family. And there is talk of ham.
An update about Tess's favorite word.
A bear sighting. Not at all dangerous, but instead delightful for Miss Tess.
Half a pill, and Tess's personality changes from Rowdy Roddy Piper to Mister Rogers.
It's not January 1, but we have a new resolution. For Tess during this upcoming school year.
Tess loves island life. Especially when no one else is around to experience it.
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.
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.