Don’t Dismiss Our Struggles

This post will be a little different then those prior to it. While I have spoken on several occasions how autism has affected our family, and written about our many struggles and triumphs, I have not always shared how the misunderstandings of others can often make us feel. We have had many a success. Many [...]

The Moments in Between

Routines. Structure. Plans. We all need them. We all make them. And, well...sometimes we don't stick to them. Most of us can handle a bit of spontaneity. And, well...others can't. Routines. Structure. Plans. We are a family that must make plans. We must have a routine. A finely structured plan to get through the day. [...]

What Do They See?

When my kids look at me, what do they see? Do they see the things I tend to believe about myself? My self-hatred. My insecurities. The lies I allow myself to believe. Or, do they see a woman who believes she is wanted, cherished, loved, brave, and beautiful? Do they see the woman God sees? [...]

We All Fall Short

"God can take what Satan meant for shame and use it for His glory." Lysa TerKeurst I blog a lot about my children here. Not only are they three of the most important people to me, but each of them has taught me many lessons on life, motherhood, love, and God. There comes a time [...]

His Will, Not Mine

Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him. Psalm 127:3 I remember the day like it was yesterday. I had just found out the news. I remember thinking to myself- How could this be? This was not part of the plan! This can't be right! Two lines? Yep, there are [...]