-Coming from a large family makes you feel protected, you have friends and allies. -Paul McGann As I sit here watching Sister Wives episode where Madison gives birth (spoiler alert!) I literally have tears running down my face. I get emotional during any "birth" scene in a movie or TV show, hell even a book!! … Continue reading . more children or not?
-I feel like no one has time for me, including myself. -"me time" is actually spelled "bullshit" ok, let me get this out ahead of time.. for many of us, the phrase "make sure you get ME TIME" sends a surge of anger through every fiber of our bodies. Now, obviously I can't speak for … Continue reading .the non-reality of “me time”
-Have I gone mad? -I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret: ALL THE BEST PEOPLE ARE -Alice In Wonderland We all have them. Seemingly simple things that make us individuals. Some people (assholes) call them faults or distractions or say that they make you weird. What they really mean is … Continue reading . quirks & vices
Your child doesn't "look" intellectually disabled.. well, you don't "look" like an idiot and yet, here we are.. I HATE Autism, but I am also jealous of parents that have children with autism. These parents have answers, and resources, and support groups out the wazoo. What I hate most is a "non specified diagnosis" … Continue reading . not “different” enough
Those of us raised in a southern Baptist community are sure to think the even the slightest thought of "the F word" to be trashy and blasphemous. However, "the F word" I am talking about is not THAT F word (although it is sometimes a daily addition to my vocabulary..) the word I am talking about is FAILURE. … Continue reading .the F word
Honey, if I wanted the thrill of an emotional rollercoaster, I would've bought a ticket and waited in line like everyone else. As a special needs parent, life is a serious rollercoaster. Most of the time it's not a fun rollercoaster. And also, most of the time, it's not a rollercoaster we chose or wished … Continue reading . grab hands and hang on