One of the more surprising aspects of being the parent of a child with special needs is the reaction — or lack thereof — of close friends: people I believed would be there for us have faded into the background. At the … Continue reading
If you’re lucky, you will have a defining moment in your life. It might not seem lucky at the time, but consider living without one. Going on this journey with C has changed me in profound ways, and we’re only … Continue reading
“Hug, Daddy.” C stopped saying things like “hello” and “goodbye” months ago. Gone were “Mommy” and “Daddy.” No more running to get a squeeze. In fact, he stopped asking for almost anything. He just went away.