Even the right decisions can feel wrong in the moments after you make them.
Originally published December 20, 2012, days after my life changed forever.
Meltdowns are tough on parents, but far worse for people experiencing them firsthand.
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.
No questions, when asked to by those looking to understand, are ever offensive.
With a non-verbal boy with autism, it’s not as simple as good, bad, happy, or mad. There’s a lot to process.
Loving him “because he’s mine” is just one part of the much bigger equation and dismissive of a bigger point.
If this was really Medieval Times, the dragon would have been afraid to come near us.
Feeding him corn or peas by the spoonful myself is actually pretty easy. It would take all of five minutes. But, I shouldn’t.