Things Not to Say to Moms of Special Needs Kids

Things Not to Say to Moms of Special Needs Kids

In my 20 years as the mom of a severely autistic daughter, I’ve been questioned, judged, accepted, ignored, loved, rejected, and just about everything in between! I’ve also learned a lot. One of the things I like to do whenever possible is help and support other moms...
The Problem with Making Comparisons

The Problem with Making Comparisons

I have a problem with making comparisons. Sometimes making comparisons can be a good thing, like when one is comparing prices when shopping in order to get the best deal. There are other times when it’s a very bad thing! For example, it’s a bad idea to compare your...
Ways to Show Your Teens That You Like Them

Ways to Show Your Teens That You Like Them

“Mom, why don’t you love me just like I am? Why do you want me to be someone I’m not?!” These words were recently spoken by my son. How on earth had I given this child whom I love more than life the idea that I don’t love him just as he is? And how could I show him...
Thoughts on a Bad Day

Thoughts on a Bad Day

It’s been a bad day. It started off when I woke up this morning with a slightly sore throat after a night of bad dreams feeling like I hand’t slept much at all. Next, my 11-year-old informed me that she felt awful. I took her temperature, and it was 101.6....

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