Progress is never linear and it is often never in a single direction. I've never been more aware of this as I have become, walking the path of a special needs parent. I came into this process thinking that once we received diagnoses, we would formulate a plan, work the plan, and move steadily forward. … Continue reading Progress is Not a Steady Forward March
"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…
I don’t know about you, but while 2019 was full of lots of blessings, it was also a year that left me feeling worn and unsure. We entered a new world of behavioral psychologists, a seemingly never-ending diagnosis process (still ongoing), therapies (well at least getting on the waiting list for them), and medications for … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Crush The New Year
I snapped a photo to capture the calm strength that inspired me to write this. He was not yelling and cheering to the world about how great this ride was or how brave he felt for conquering his fear. There were no people cheering him on loudly. In fact, I doubt if anyone else even realized the mountains he was moving within his own little world in that moment. But there he sat, with a soft grin on his face, his fists balled up, and his arm muscles flexed in his seat.
To the mom who works from home, I see you. Did you get that? I see you! I see you rushing through tasks during nap time. I see you rising before the sun, a kid on your lap, coffee in one hand, while scrolling through more articles and courses on how to run your business efficiently.