For many, my son having "special needs" means focusing on the things he can't do. It overshadows many of the powerful things he can.
Worrying never did anything for me. All it did was make the moments before uncertainty worse by filling me with impending dread.
The tiny little person who we were most concerned about in terms of dealing with her brother's Autism pretty much schooled us on how to deal with her brother's Autism.
There are certain pieces of advice that make us roll our eyes. The old adage about the best things in life being free can be put into that category.
I want her to believe that she's the best artist on Earth. Why? Because she is.
I forced myself to ride the exercise bike for at least 30 minutes and did a series of weights afterwards. With each rep, I seethed with anger.
They are stream of consciousness words. Most times, I don't even know what they are going to be until I say them.
All the "Just For Men" hair dye commercials and black birthday balloons with tombstones on them can't shake me.
I'm not saying that I dress them up in little outfits and take them for walks; but if you're the type of person who does that, I'm saying I can understand.
So many people like to preach about the importance of fathers in a family unit but then look down on them when they arrive pushing a stroller.