If you ever visit us, the first thing you will notice about my son is his obsession with doors. Ever since he was a little, he loved watching people open and close doors. He eventually learned to sign MORE to make the requests from his spot. Now that he is able to twist the doorknobs […]
Sometimes, when I’m alone with my thoughts, I find myself posing questions I am sure most parents don’t ask themselves. Here is my list. Early Days Daily Life Academic Financial General Life And beyond What questions do you ask yourself that you are sure most parents don’t?
Whenever my son is hospitalized, family/friends ask us what they can do or bring. In the heat of the moment, there is never anything I can think of that we want/need other than for our child to get better. I am sure I am not the only parent who has gone for hours without even […]
When our son was born, and we received the diagnosis of a chromosomal disorder, I was rocked to the core. After a beautiful pregnancy and a special nine-month preparation for his arrival, it came to us as a complete jolt to learn that our baby boy would grow up with developmental delays that would affect his […]
In spending time with my son in a children’s hospital, I can’t help but take in the sights and sounds and learn a thing or two about humanity. Being surrounded by so many other parents of children with special needs is both comforting and heartbreaking–especially in this setting. I find myself listening to mothers and […]