Spend the time walking beside us and understand how hard he works to access our world each and every day. I hope you see that he brushes my shoulder each morning to wake me before the sun. That I gently dress him, brush his hair, his teeth and am working on teaching him to doContinue reading “Come walk a day in our shoes.”
21 Lessons From Autism in 2021: 1. In their own time, in their own way. 2. People are curious and want to understand how to help, asking questions is just often uncomfortable. 3. It has brought some of the strongest, and most genuine women I know into my life. 4. Your behavior, as a parent,Continue reading “21 Lessons From Autism in 2021”
Today I had a talk with Jackson’s pap, he told me about a gift that was waiting for Jackson at his house from a friend of his. They both love trains. One of my favorite parts of this journey is that when people who follow along see trains, they immediately think of Jackson. When IContinue reading “We are building his community”
My love for him and my love for the holidays had to be kept separate before this year. My sister and I could hardly sleep on Christmas Eve, we would cuddle up together in our matching pajamas but we were always too excited to sleep. We would wake before the sun, “sneak” down the stepsContinue reading “My love for him, and my love for the holidays”
It creeps in late at night, when she can’t sleep – because she’s worried about every little detail from the day.
This morning I thought about forever, as we woke up before the sun, and hurried to get ready to go find trains. This is what we do. When you first find out you’re going to become a parent you think about raising a child, sending them off to college, and watching them get married andContinue reading “I’m ready for forever”
Success in special needs parenting follows its own set of rules. It isn’t measured by little league trophies, or karate belts, classroom awards, or Boy Scout badges. Success is never giving up when you’re told all the “cant’s”. It’s that your child tried one new food this year. It’s never settling for less than whatContinue reading “Success in special needs parenting”