Moms Of Children With Differences: It’s Difficult, But It Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing it Wrong
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Moms Of Children With Differences: It’s Difficult, But It Doesn’t Mean You’re Doing it Wrong

Moms of children with differences often blame themselves when things are hard. The truth is sometimes things are really difficult, but it doesn’t mean you are doing it wrong.  He threw the book and stomped off to his room. “Don’t you understand?” he yelled, clearly frustrated. “I have dys-A-lexia!” As he slammed the door, I…

Why “This Too Shall Pass” Is Not Helpful For A Special Needs Mom
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Why “This Too Shall Pass” Is Not Helpful For A Special Needs Mom

It has been a few years now, since my son received his chronic illness diagnosis. I remember all the research the doctor referenced. The higher risk of lymphoma, the decreased life expectancy, the recommendation for a wheel chair. It is all seared into my brain, plain as day. It has been a few years now,…

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Just Go

It’s been a couple days of crazy up in here. Chronic pain and a rigidly thinking mind make terrible partners. My son has struggled to eat, to move, and to think clearly for 48 hours. I have been in tears more the last two days, than in the two total months prior. In the haze…

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Beautiful Scars

She read aloud the story I’d read myself, and had heard dozens of times before. “Now Thomas, one of the Twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, ‘We have seen the Lord.’ But he said to them, ‘Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails,…