This is the mysterious truth of the love I have for my mother. I don’t need to paint her as a hero for her to deserve my love anymore than I need to enjoy turkey on Thanksgiving to make others feel better about their crappy holiday.… Read More Mourning
We’re all on our own learning curve as we try to beat the curve.… Read More Welcome to Poverty: COVID era skills
Self-quarantining isn’t a huge stretch from being a parent of kids with special needs, especially homeschooling one of them. We’re used to the otherness of our lives.… Read More Will the pandemic make us kinder people?
We all will face a health crisis some day of our own, or someone we love, and I hope we all remember that and treat others like myself with compassion. (P.S. Wash your hands!)… Read More The validity of pain.
That glimpse of hope for things to be better and the reality that we still have to fight.… Read More A sense of freedom.
We always live on in people’s memories of us. To be truly loved is to be remembered.… Read More Shadows and the sweet
A label can shed light in the darkness and point to the door you’ve been searching for.… Read More A label saved us.
Autism Awareness month, for most of us, is bullshit.
What we need is acceptance. What is required to make that possible is equality. Equality is a spot at the table. Equity is everyone having a functional chair.… Read More Acceptance is a far off destination.