Mixed messages

A message for all the new parents on their own journey, about the mixed messages you get when raising a child born with any sort of disability

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Life is our therapy

So when you have a child with “something”, all you hear about at first is how VITAL early intervention is. The earlier the better. If you could start it in the womb that would still not be soon enough. Because there’s this idea that if they don’t hit certain things by age five, all ability…

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Today’s life lesson was for me

At 5 am, my bedroom door opened. Having been a parent for the past almost 20 years now, I became instantly awake. Sure enough, Maura entered, carrying her favorite white lantern with the battery-operated candle. She glided in, holding the white lantern with its flickering flame out in front of her, as if she was…

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