This is the kid who I was afraid would never be able to express his wants and needs.
A Perfect Non-Verbal Birthday
His personality isn’t about what he might or might not do. It’s about who he is and he’s great.
This Is Why I Told That Story
If you’re busy yelling and screaming about the mistakes you make today, you lose the focus to erase them from the person you are tomorrow.
This Is His Village
My non-verbal son isn’t telling me funny tales from his day. Yet, I’ve seen them all grow up. They’re a part of his life and it makes them important to mine.
Gifts For The Kid Who Doesn’t Want Anything
He’s both the easiest kid to shop for and the hardest kid to shop for.
Surviving A Meltdown
We walked into the crowded and cramped waiting area. That’s when my son had a meltdown.
Me And My Martyr Complex
It’s a mixture of bad advice growing up and a few too many times where I felt that I was putting other people out with my presence.
Does He Know It’s His Birthday?
He smiles big and I can see that he knows it’s special. He knows it’s for him.
The Circle of Dad
Suddenly all the corny nonsense you were forced to do for the sake of family unity has become a source of humiliation again.
I Don’t Care That I’m Getting Old
All the “Just For Men” hair dye commercials and black birthday balloons with tombstones on them can’t shake me.