Blogs inspired by my family and our life with Autism. Join me as I laugh, cry, educate and celebrate the Spectrum.
I am sure that you can easily think of 10 hardships of raising a child on the spectrum, but I am here to give you 10 positives. You will receive
What memories did I hold on to? I wrote down the memories that came to mind from kindergarten to grade 8, and this is what I came up with.
He was obnoxiously funny, blunt with his words, confidently himself, and always the life of the party. I could not believe half of the shit that came out of his mouth.
Constant noise, droves of people, smells, and all kinds of other sensory stimulants will put my kids in a mental coma for days to follow. They will need to rest off all
At age 9 my daughter wanted to die. Life was hell, she was in chronic pain, she hated herself, living was just too difficult. She so badly wanted to live carefree like
I believe life would be so much easier if we released half the shit we have bottled up. For all the times we have thought, ‘I wish I had of said….,’
Today I woke extremely early, perhaps it’s the ongoing anxiety of our current situation. I am feeling exhausted. I want my mom. Yes, at 44, I still want a
As he starts to walk out the door to embark on the next chapter, I am left questioning; Did I do my job? Did I teach him all the lessons that I
I’m at the door as requested. Sweatpants, slippers and keys in hand. I’m prepared for the dash to the car. I’ve warmed up, I’ve stuck my ever so patient mama face on.