2012 was a big year for me. It was the one that changed my life.
For a story of gradual changes, this is one of the few moments I can pinpoint exactly.
I’ve watched him push forward to take steps that no one – myself included – was predicting years ago.
We never smelled the roses because we were thinking of all the seeds left to plant.
“Autism” is as general a term as “parenting.” They’re both deeply personal and different for everyone.
The diagnosis, while not changing me as a person, helped me to understand myself better. It helped me to treat myself better.
People like that love company.
We may struggle to help our children, but we never struggle to love them
The kids are tired, the air is cold, and we’re way too far away from our starting point.
I knew nothing about autism and nothing about being non-verbal. Hell, I knew nothing about having a son.