Momma Said There’d Be Days Like This

ūüéĶ"Momma said there'd be days like this, there'd be days like this, my momma said." ūüé∂ You ever sit and listen to someone go on whine about their day and want to stop them and ask, "Wait. Is this about your child being up all night with an OCD thought that will not let them … Continue reading Momma Said There’d Be Days Like This

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Give It Away: Even in Special Needs and Sickness

It was never mine to begin with. This life I live was never all mine. I gave it to Christ a long time ago. I told him to use me, use my kids, my life, use whatever he needed. I've prayed prayers asking God to use me in bigger ways than inside the walls of … Continue reading Give It Away: Even in Special Needs and Sickness

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from Special Needs … Pray

If there's one thing I've learned to do as a special needs mom it's to pray.  Pray. Before everything else. Pray. When I'm overwhelmed and in the midst of the chaos. Pray. When there's nothing else. Pray. With my eldest I can remember two distinct times of prayer when he was a baby. Two times. … Continue reading If there’s one thing I’ve learned from Special Needs … Pray

Somebody’s Always Watching …

We all know disability draws the attention of others. I¬†get it. I look, too. We often feel like everybody¬†is Evan's friend. (Mostly, pretty girls. Evan has moves like Jagger. Be jealous.) People we don't recognize¬†will stop to talk to Evan because they know him from somewhere. Occasionally, they will tell us how they are acquainted … Continue reading Somebody’s Always Watching …

Special Needs Humble Pie

I got a big helping of that special needs Humble Pie last week. You may have been there yourself before. Maybe it was the public meltdown stares. Or people wondering with perturbed looks surrounding public restroom issues. Possibly, you've been in a special needs situation that has been a bit humbling. They come often. So often, … Continue reading Special Needs Humble Pie