As Nine Inch Nails so eloquently asked, “What have I become?” A parent.
Families with special needs children don’t pass a test. We’re simply people.
The only thing you can really say is “bless you”.
We never smelled the roses because we were thinking of all the seeds left to plant.
When they return, the house will be cool, just like their dad.
It was the exact thing I needed to hear at the exact right moment.
It doesn’t mean you don’t love your child. In fact, it means the opposite.
Feeding him corn or peas by the spoonful myself is actually pretty easy. It would take all of five minutes. But, I shouldn’t.
I guess I should probably mention that my baby is ten years old.
The diagnosis, while not changing me as a person, helped me to understand myself better. It helped me to treat myself better.