Maybe it’s that I’ve always lived in awe of words. Whether I’m writing them, reading them, or listening to them…words captivate and affect me like nothing else. Maybe it’s that I’ve been intentional about making 2020 a year to listen, observe, learn, and grow. But mostly, my heightened sensitivity to the way I see people speaking to one another is impacted by being a mother. I’ve started viewing the world through the lens of “this is the world I will be releasing my babies into”.
"If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all." How many of us grew up hearing this? We are taught from the start that it is not acceptable to say mean, untrue, or hurtful things to others. Why then, are we not told equally as often that this also applies to … Continue reading If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say…
"He's going to have autism forever and every day?" That's the question that my youngest son innocently asked me this 4th of July. We talk about autism openly in our home since his brother's diagnosis, but his 5 year old mind hadn't quite grasped this part I guess. He looked on concerned as his big … Continue reading He’s Going to Have Autism Forever?
You are welcome here. You’ve got a new baby who won’t sleep and the bags under your eyes could hold enough luggage for a two week vacation? You are welcome here. Your kids are getting older now and you actually sleep an acceptable number of hours again? You’re welcome here…just don’t flaunt it! LOL