I have been chided for sharing too much information about my son and his needs. There are people who say, "This is his story to share. That is, should he choose to do so." Little do they know, our stories are tied pretty tightly. Then there is the flip side. There are those that want to … Continue reading You Do You, Special Needs Parents!
I don't doubt God's providence. In fact, I'm thankful for it. But that doesn't mean there aren't hard days. Last week was one of them. We sat in a near empty local restaurant that is usually overflowing out the door with waiting families. But on this night it was graduation for Evan's high school. We … Continue reading One of the Hard Days…
* Some names have been changed. You know why. Almost every day my husband purposely sings a song with the intention of getting the tune stuck in my head. It's usually something obscure and fairly terrible. (Shhh. Don't tell him I secretly find this endearing.) With the exception of Friday. On Friday I can count … Continue reading Stuck On Repeat.
A family friend came over and didn't see me. He asked my husband if I was taking a nap. Whaaat? I was folding laundry, by the way. I'm not really sure where he got the idea that I would be taking a nap for no reason. I wasn't sick. Is this what he thinks stay-at-home moms … Continue reading I Need A Nap
Looking For Lovely: Collecting The Moments That Matter by Annie F. Downs Truth is, I've been 'looking for lovely' for a lot of years now. Every so often I get a glimpse of it. But it never stays. It's fleeting. Lovely is one of those things, even in my youth, I've never really felt fully. … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Looking For Lovely, by Annie F. Downs