If you’ve followed my journey over the years, you know that I’ve been through a lot with my kids and my kids and I have been through a lot together. It’s just part of life and we all go through things that are difficult. Some of us, m...
I was having a conversation with my favorite person the other night and something occurred to me. I had been living in survival mode for as long as I can remember. Living in survival mode is not all that dissimilar from experiencing hypothermia. In hyp...
It’s been a little while since I’ve talked about my depression, so let’s raise a little awareness and have a conversation. If you’re not already aware, I’ve been engaged in active warfare with depression for most of my lif...
I’m going to be putting a serious focus on self-care. I know that sounds weird because I talk about self-care all the time as it is. I guess what I mean is that I’m going to put a renewed focus on self-care. Like, recommit to self-care. Her...
I swear to God it feels like I’m always apologizing for not writing enough. I don’t know why I feel the need to do that but clearly I do. I guess that I feel as though I’m letting people down when I don’t write or share. That’s just a weird thing I put...
I want to talk about something that’s really important and most parents don’t get enough of. If you’re a special needs parent, you’re probably all too familiar with the word respite. Basically, respite means break. More specific...
I want to pop in here quickly, before I crash for the night, and share a positive message. If you’ve been following our story over the years, you know that my kids and I have been through a great many challenges together. Between multiple deaths ...
It’s been a fantastic weekend for a number of reasons. I want to briefly talk about this because it goes back to respite and selfcare. For the most part, the boys and I spent the weekend apart. We talked and texted throughout the weekend and I sa...