My words made my daughter feel better, but they also made me feel better too.
I'm James Guttman, father of two children. One non-verbal with autism and one non stop verbal with attitude. New Posts: Every Monday and Wednesday
Category: mental health
My Kids Are Over Elf On A Shelf, Yet He Keeps Coming
Dad’s the last one left Elfie keeps going for.
Broken machines don’t give prizes. Broken people don’t give love.
The Year Santa Gave Me Coal For Christmas
This is not a metaphor. It really happened.
How We Heal Our Broken Hearts
It can be anything that breaks our spirit, rocks our worlds, or rattles our foundations.
I Shouldn’t Write About My Internal Monologue
Everything is going to be OK. Then again, OK doesn’t mean anything.
The diagnosis, while not changing me as a person, helped me to understand myself better. It helped me to treat myself better.
The Deafening Silence of Mental Illness
Whatever your situation is, no matter how universal it might feel, know that it’s different for almost everyone.