So many phrases are given to people with special needs children. Lots of them involve the word “STRONG”: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!” “You don’t know how strong you are until strong is your only choice” “Keep your head up and keep your heart strong” “Get stronger each day” “Just think how strong… Continue reading Stronger?
A few weeks ago girlie and I had the occasion to be in a store, while we were headed away from home, to a destination an hour away. She was fussing, just enough so that I would know she was wet. She just really hates to be wet. And I hate to hear her fuss.… Continue reading thankful for the floor
Recently, my employer and I decided to part ways. It was a decision a long time in the making. I have worked with this Christian company in some capacity for almost 23 years. My health and the health of my family was counting on me. I have a friend that I admire so very much… Continue reading the importance of a word
There are days when a momma’s heart just hurts, when the unfairness and frustrations of the special needs journey overflow on the children. My oldest worked so hard in the 2nd semester of school to exempt 2 final exams, resulting in completing school a few days early. So, on his first day off of school… Continue reading momma’s heart
I grew up in the deep south. Out of courtesy and kindness, I learned to apologize for anything and everything, whether it is my fault or not. I apologize for the weather, the football game score, the way the boys video games turn out, just everything. I apologize just to try and be nice. This… Continue reading no more apologies
Happens every time. Happens every time I meet a new mom, someone who might have been on this journey a while, or someone who may be new to this journey. Happens every time I talk to a friend going through hard things. Happens every time I read an article, a blog, a post, from moms,… Continue reading “My suffering is worse than your suffering”
My oldest has studied US History this year, and my family has talked about things that we have witnessed in history. Our discussion about these events have led to an interesting discovery – we thought we knew the significance of an event or president or laws or court cases, etc, when they happened, but the… Continue reading and the award goes to …