Tag: life balance

 

It’s not you. It’s me.

emember Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man, how he melted down if his daily Jeopardy viewing was threatened?  That’s extreme Exhibit A of how autistic people rely on routine. But as we mark Snow Day No. 7 today (really a Cold, Blowing and Drifting Day, as there’s no new snow) IRead More

Aloha, Ali

ow do you thank someone for seven years of peace of mind? How do you thank someone for seven years of mental health preservation? How do you thank someone for seven years of silently shadowing you as a parent, changing diapers alongside, persevering through toilet training, through the Terrible TwosRead More

Baby girl again

“For as a special needs mum, I am a mere 4 years old.” That line from a wonderful blog I recently stumbled on has stuck with me the last couple weeks. I celebrated my real, 42nd birthday July 14. But as a special needs mom, I am a true babeRead More