To tell ? Or not to tell?

Today during work, a co-worker stopped by my office. She hadn’t stopped by in a while.  She was looking around my office and asked if I had new pictures of the monkey. She then said the dreaded statement: “He must be talking a lot now.” So here is where I get stuck. What should I…

Sometimes this just sucks.

A few weeks ago we received a progress report from the monkey’s speech therapist from school. It said he has shown minimal progress to the goals that were established in his annual IEP meeting.  And I’m going to be honest…  that just hurt. I am guessing seeing it in writing just stands out so much more….