The Stone Twins turn TWO

Yesterday we celebrated two whole years with our darling daughters. Birthdays are great for so many reasons, one of them being a time of reflection.

Parenthood has a way of messing with our sense of time. The nights of broken sleep seem endless. The hours of feeling relentlessly needed seem like slow ships passing by. Yet, we blink and a year has passed.

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Being Their Voice

I walked into a gathering of people last night absolutely exhausted. I had the usual “I am fine” smile on my face, with no intention of unloading the hurt I was carrying. Suddenly I was disarmed. “Sharon, how has your week been…REALLY?” I muttered something less than eloquent, when “My daughter hurts herself a lot, and I don’t know what to do” came out of my mouth. I couldn’t take it back, and I immediately felt the panic that so often happens when we veer from fake surface-level social conversations. Then I heard the words I didn’t expect to hear. “Oh yeah, we’ve been there, and are there, too.” 

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Becoming Princesses

On the day we were supposed to be meeting Disney Princesses, my daughters BECAME princesses instead. This is the story of how we decided to face the storm of Hypotonia as a family. For those of you who are new to our story, my name is Sharon Stone. I married my best friend, Richard, at…

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