Posts Tagged ‘beautiful’
Do You Really Want to Know More?
Here’s the thing–anytime I mention that “My son is labeled as high-functioning autism” or “My son is labeled with Asperger’s,” I get the response, “Oh, I know someone with Asperger’s.” We all seem to know someone (some more closely than others ;)) who is labeled with Asperger’s. Or we know someone who has a child…Read More
Why We Need to Say Nice Things (Examples Included)
We need kind words in our world. I’m pretty sure this is an agreed upon fact. Words still work with our nonverbal children. I just finished reading I Am Intelligent and words are so important, even with those of us who don’t speak words. We need kind words because some of our children don’t understand…Read More
It Takes a Village, People! Warts and All.
So we have just joined our two families from two separate homes into one together home. We now have two adults, three children, four cats, and 2,000 square feet. Wow. Exactly. What do we see in this new space together? Here’s the thing . . . all of those small and habitual things that I have normally done…Read More
What Corn Starch and Water Can Teach You (the Dalai Lama Would Agree)
It’s an amazingly sunny day with a perfect breeze. We have nothing to do and nowhere to go. “I’m starting a fire in the fire pit,” I say. “Do whatever you want.” Translation: I’m busy and will be here building my fire. If you don’t want to hang out here, please do whatever you want.…Read More