Graduation Days

Graduation Days

I’m probably always going to have raw emotions around the differences between my children’s experiences of the world. I’m probably always going to be slightly more afraid for William than I am for Rachael. I think it’s just part of parenting neurologically diverse kids. I think I’m actually getting pretty good at processing all of these different emotions. That’s not a challenge, by the way.

Overwhelm

Overwhelm

…the truth is that we are all entitled to our own version of a bad day. Overwhelmed is overwhelmed is overwhelmed. And if you’re feeling overwhelmed chances are you are not going to be helped by competing with me, or any one else, over whose right to feel overwhelmed is greater.

Quiet Conversations, Advocacy and Vulnerability

Quiet Conversations, Advocacy and Vulnerability

Being your child’s advocate might not come naturally to you, if you never learned it as a child, it might feel a lot like conflict. Don’t let that stop you from trying, because, if I have any wisdom about advocacy it’s this...