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Monday, November 12, 2018

Fifteen Years Ago, I Became An Autism Parent


Fifteen years ago, I became an autism parent.

I had no idea at the time, of course. It would take another three years before I got the label anf he (and I) got the help we needed to navigate this strange, new world.

It hasn't always been easy. Any autism parent will tell you that. They'll tell you of the frustrations and fears. Of the challenges and big triumphs over tiny things. So no, it hasn't always been easy.

But sometimes, it has.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

5 Things I Learned From Being The Child Of A Soldier


I'm sure I've mentioned before that I grew up a military child. My father is a Purple Heart Veteran of the United States Air Force and spent most of his adult life as a military man. My brothers were USAF as well. I grew up moving from place to place for a lot of my childhood, and my mother, God rest her soul, was a wonderful military wife.

And in the spirit of the Memorial Day weekend upon us, I'd like to share these things that I learned, being the child of a soldier:

Monday, November 5, 2018

Sometimes You Just Have To Ask For Help


Hi.
Remember me?
Long time no see. I'd love to tell you that my life is just so deliciously busy that the blogging has been very hard to fit into it - but it just isn't so.

The truth of the matter is my life sucks a lot right now. I mean a whole lot. I mean more than I can handle. And if you've been following this blog and following my blog before that it Woman's Day, you know I can handle a lot.