• Big Changes

    Things have a way of changing rapidly in our world. Today, this amazing kid started school. The same school as his brother. He is in 4th grade. I never thought… Read More

  • Our Secret World

    Happy Sunday from this kid. We’ve had an interesting day. He asked me for a train guide from 2007. I told him I’d do my best but reminded him that… Read More

  • This Kid is a Keeper

    Someone once said to me…’siblings to children with disabilities are not special. And they shouldn’t be treated as such.’ I’ll tell you this…in all my years of sharing on social… Read More

  • A Perfect World For My Son

    I think a lot about the things that make this kid happy. And bring him joy. Because for a lot of years, the list was pretty small. It’s gotten bigger… Read More

  • Today Was A Good Day

    Many of you have reached out and asked how Cooper is doing. Thank you! He is amazing. He is struggling but he’s coming out the other side and that is… Read More

  • This Is Regression

    This is the hardest week I remember in a long time. This is regression. This is aggression. This is self-injuring. This is our hardest hard. This is all hands on… Read More

  • Autism Is A Train

    Sometimes I think of my son’s autism as a train. Which is fitting because he loves trains. He stands out and he is unique and loud and messy and amazingly… Read More

  • Letter Of Intent

    In the last week I have had two parents of teenagers on the spectrum tell me to write a letter of intent for my son. Before this week I had… Read More

  • Missing You

    Today was different. For the first time since March, I let out the breath that I didn’t know I was even holding. COVID sure changed everything for us. When I… Read More

  • Getting A Win

    When I was first approached about joining Miracle League Baseball with my son, I said no way. Nope. It will never work. But my dear friend convinced me that it’s… Read More

  • Growing Older Together

    Yesterday, I had an out of body experience. I was walking along the river with my son Cooper and my husband. We had to get him out of the house,… Read More

  • The Choices We Make

    Sawyer, Tonight you called me from dad’s truck after your hockey game. I answered, even though my hands were full. You screamed, ‘I scored a goal!’ into the phone. On… Read More

  • “Looks Like You Had A Great Time”

    Today our family went for a boat ride. When we finally docked after being on the water for a few hours, a sweet older gentleman walked by, saw our three… Read More

  • Managing My Fears and Worries

    I believe in honesty, transparency, and reality. So, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t scared about providing lifelong care to my son. And there are times when… Read More

  • To the Mama Whose Baby Isn’t Starting School Today

    To the mama whose baby isn’t starting school today. To the parent who is wondering if they should take the picture. And wondering if they should celebrate just another day.… Read More

  • Swinging And Success

    There is something about a summer night. We took a last minute family walk with promises to check the mailbox after two slides down the slide and one swing for… Read More

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