As Nine Inch Nails so eloquently asked, “What have I become?” A parent.
He didn’t need “fixing.” He needed love.
Depending on who said it, it meant different things and hit in different ways.
For those who have my child’s best interests at heart, I can’t be defensive or apprehensive. I can only be proactive.
He might not always have someone there to check on his batteries. That’s the whole problem that many special needs parents face.
Families with special needs children don’t pass a test. We’re simply people.
They’re just extra steps needed to make his practice into perfect.
There was a feeling of guilt, as if I did something wrong, and I didn’t want to tell anyone.
It can be anything that breaks our spirit, rocks our worlds, or rattles our foundations.
2012 was a big year for me. It was the one that changed my life.