Cruelty

If someone were handing out awards yesterday for meanest mom ever, I certainly would have won. I outdid myself. Even for my cynical and sarcastic person, the hardcore, mean to the bone nasty just poured out of me, almost uncontrollably. I crushed his spirit. I ruined his day. But I stood my ground and did … More Cruelty

Hold Back

For several months I have been trying to write about something that’s been weighing heavily on my heart. Every time I have attempted, I have had to stop. There have been too many words, too much hurt, and too much disappointment to really share. It’s been an emotional and spiritual drain on me. We visited … More Hold Back

Autism At The Fair

We survived the Ag fair last night with the various assortment of autism displays. It wasn’t all that bad, but there were a few moments. Handsome did better than we expected. He started demanding the tablet as soon as we arrived, but we usually don’t let him use the tablet while we are walking. He … More Autism At The Fair

New Shoes

We finally made it back up to Philadelphia to pick up Handsome’s new foot gear. Looks like the boy has grown quite a lot in the last year. He also measured in at 5 feet, 1 inch tall…for anyone taking notes, that would be only 1-inch shorter than me. The whole family went up to … More New Shoes