Posts Tagged ‘journey’
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
A Holiday Short Story (and a Kin Agreement)
The Aspie Holiday–a short story Once there was a beautiful boy. His name was Michael. Michael had a little brother and a mother who loved him very much. December approached. Holidays always roll around at certain times of the year. This beautiful family received invitations to go to other homes to eat, celebrate, and…Read More
I’m Serious, People, EVERYTHING Is OK!
Michael, my son diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, is at a high school today. He’s thirteen already and he’s visiting for two days to see if it will be a good fit. We can say no if it’s not a good fit. They can also say no though. And that’s the first kicker that is putting the rock…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