What God said on one of the worst days of my life
Lack of ideas is rarely the problem. We’re really asking–how do we make our kids feel our love?
While they intensely love their autistic siblings, it feels pretty good to be an individual.
I feel like this lack of research might reflect the exact issue with autism sibs. Overlooked much?
And, while I soothed him and said I was so, so sorry…that’s when he punched me in the face.
I only review books that I absolutely can’t live without, and this was one my kids can’t live without.
I’m offering some new empathy tools to add to your belt that you may find more efficient.
It’s hard to know when to pull your kids back when they’re wildly expressing their joy in the Lord.
We wouldn’t make it work because it sounds fun, or even because we can picture how it’s possible, but because we have to.
It’s Saturday re-release day! I’m popping up on your feed an extra time this week because part of Autism Awareness is understanding meltdowns (or flare-ups, as a very wise reader recommended I call them…I am seriously considering changing my language, but calling it “meltdowns” today for the sake of clarity and continuity). I once read…
“Raise my children to ascend the ladder of their lives every day.” And, oh, what a ladder.
So, today is the second Saturday of Autism Awareness Month, and here’s what I’m thinking about today. A huge part of autism awareness is the realization that what you thought was bad manners or an irritatingly uncomfortable lack of social skills…isn’t. It’s autism. That person’s brain formed differently and causes them to act in a…