One of my goals for this summer was to try and see if I could breathe some new life into this old blog. A Resurrection of sorts. I find myself wondering how I ever had time to blog at all. This old body of mine is slowing down by the millisecond. I’ve been walking in […]
Dreams don’t work unless you do. I found this quote by Maya Angelou a few months ago to send with my son, Rigel as he worked to prepare to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Day Saints. Such a simple thought made such a deep impression as I continued to […]
I had to check to make sure that this was a satire site. The post, entitled Belgium: Senate Approves Measure Allowing Doctors to Euthanize Children had to be something from The Onion, right? It couldn’t be reality. It couldn’t really be reflective of how too many in this world view those with special needs. […]
No words. Just incredible gratitude for my totally typical kid with special needs. I’ll forever be thankful that I’m the one he signs “Mama” to. What are YOU thankful for today?
A Jackson, Mississippi mother claims that her daughter was raped in a Callaway High School bathroom stall while classes were in session. A special needs student raped in a school bathroom. What is wrong with this world? “She said she screamed. She cried,” the mother said of her daughter, who has Down syndrome. “She […]
Every 4 months or so I block out a couple of days for planning Parker’s home school curriculum. You’d think that in that much time I’d be able to knock out the entire year. Nope. No such luck. It takes time to translate Parker’s IEP, find the patterns I need, figure out new ways of […]