From Pity to Praise – Lessons From a Special Needs Mom

The other day I had a realization. My daughter asked to go play outside in our backyard. My two sons wanted to join her, but they are unfortunately unable to do a lot of physical activities. I helped them get dressed and put their shoes on. At seven and nine, most boys their age are old Read More

A Love Like This – Choosing Gratitude Over Sorrow

I’m not proud to admit this, but it probably won’t surprise you. Sometimes I feel sorry for myself. Some days I wake up determined to choose joy, only to find myself in a bitter mood hours later. Sometimes I sit and focus on sorrow instead of gratitude. The other night after the kids went to Read More

I Will Rise: The Reality of Depression

As most of you know, my life has dramatically changed since 2018. My brother passed away and two months later my two precious sons were diagnosed with an incurable disease. These events changed me as a person. I went from a carefree normal mom, to a grieving special needs mother with no idea how to Read More

How to Love a Special Needs Parent

I’m a special needs mom. That sentence is still a difficult one for me to say, considering the fact that it’s still a fairly new revelation. I’ve always been a special needs parent, I just didn’t know it.  Five months ago my boys were diagnosed, but this disorder has apparently been with them since birth. Read More