Self-injurious behavior. This hand of “SIB” that has been dealt is not for the faint of heart. Most days it can bring the strongest to their knees. Watching your child who has a heart of gold & whose giggles could burst your heart, hurt their self is the lowest point of numb. How can IContinue reading “Grow Through It.”
Category Archives: autism
It’s Okay to not be Okay.
It’s okay, to not be okay. I want you to close your eyes after reading this sentence and sit and ponder on it for a moment. What if your child you dreamed of in your belly came out, learned everything that they should and then one day stopped and went back to a baby cognitively?Continue reading “It’s Okay to not be Okay.”
When we met as early teenagers, it was wrong place, wrong time. Back then, I didn’t tell you that your smile made my heart melt. You smelled so sweet in the early morning class. Your hair was still slightly damp from your morning shower. I could have loved you back then. I wanted to actually.Continue reading “Back Then.”
There has been a few things in my life that has truly taken my breath away. The day I kissed my husband and committed my life to him as his wife, that took my breath. The night I found out I was going to be a mommy for the first time. The world stopped spinningContinue reading “Your Smile.”
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “God will only give you what you can handle”. I have always heard it over the years and the typical stress of everyday life, people would say it to me. I’m sure you have also heard the phrase, “God gives special kids to special parents”. That one is thrownContinue reading “God Will.”
The Blue Bucket.
I have come to realize that there is a controversy over whether to use a blue Halloween pumpkin bucket for Trick-or-Treating. I always assumed that when someone saw a blue bucket, it would help that neighbor understand that the child was Autistic and may have a speech impairment. There are some parents who get reallyContinue reading “The Blue Bucket.”
Inclusion. What does that look like? I have a hard time with the thought that my children are looked at differently because they are disabled. I know it’s normal instinct to look at a child with special needs and immediately think, “Awe, poor thing.” But it still hurts my heart. Strangers do it when theyContinue reading “Inclusion.”