God Never Promised Easy …

I'm saying' it.  Special needs isn't easy.  In fact, it's pretty hard all most all of the time.  There are things that become a new normal or fairly routine, but it's still not easy breezy.  But we all know that God never promised any of us an easy road.  In fact, I'm pretty sure he said … Continue reading God Never Promised Easy …

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Tips for Questioning the Special Needs Parent …

I was recently asked by someone if she could ask some questions about my son that has special needs.  The person who asked had every right to ask questions.  Why?  Because she is truly invested in our family and in my son.  But this led to us talking about who does and doesn't have the right to … Continue reading Tips for Questioning the Special Needs Parent …

Learning About Vacations From My Special Needs Son…

Believe it or not, my son that has special needs is the one teaching me.  I think we all have something to learn from kids.  This shouldn't surprise me.  Jesus tells us to look to the children if we want to know how to receive the Kingdom of God (Luke 18:16-17).  But I never expected … Continue reading Learning About Vacations From My Special Needs Son…

The Isolation of Special Needs …

I am an introvert.  I enjoy solitude.  But solitude is very different from isolation.  Solitude is a choice.  Isolation is the consequence of a situation.  One of the most difficult things I am experiencing lately is the isolation that special needs can create.  Special needs can be isolating to the child with the needs and for … Continue reading The Isolation of Special Needs …