Long after other toys, clothes, and jewelry fade into flea market fodder, they’ll still be the presents that remain in places of prominence.
Even the least cynical person on the planet would have a tough time with this situation.
This isn’t a milestone that works in the form of a soundbite. It requires a backstory and explanation, but it’s truly a major achievement.
It’s part of parenting and doesn’t stop because my child has Autism.
Answers that people usually would turn to a parent for are answers you don’t have.
So what should you say? Well, to me there was only one statement that always fits…
Please don’t tell my wife and daughter, but on a day-to-day basis, my son is usually the easiest one in the house to handle.
The help you turn away today could be the exact resource they might need tomorrow.
Just because someone doesn’t like birthday cake doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy their birthday.
You don’t need to spend money to make them happen. You don’t even have to leave your house.