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The Birthday Month Thing

Can I tell you an embarrassing story? At face value, it’s kind of impressive. And then it’s embarrassing. And then it’s a little pitiful. I have a love-hate relationship with birthdays. At least the birthdays that take place in my house. Don’t get me wrong- I like a little celebration as much as the next… Continue reading The Birthday Month Thing

parenting · special needs parenting

How to tell your kid that my kid has autism

I’m going to take a quick detour from my fun travel post to share something a sweet friend requested. One of my girlfriends, who has a child close in age to Cora (my 6 year old), has a cousin with autism. And as they get ready to host him for a visit, my sweet friend… Continue reading How to tell your kid that my kid has autism

faith · parenting · special needs parenting

Waiting for Sunday

I want very badly to write something clever and creative here, like notes on a cute, crafty project, or something deliciously foodie, but friends, I am completely without creative energy. I am exhausted. My heart is aching. As we eagerly await a final diagnosis on our littlest boy, I sit with so much frustration and… Continue reading Waiting for Sunday