Meeting Blues

Yesterday I had a meeting that made me sad. I am guessing as a parent of a child with significant disabilities it is understandable that meetings which involve the topic of high school graduation are tough. The meeting was sponsored by the district to guide those of us with special needs children as to the... Continue Reading →

Practicing Self Care

I had a long talk with my counselor about the mess that my life has become. I am aware that I will likely spend a large portion of my life raising an infant I had no desire to parent. Yes I am angry but it isn't the child's fault. The other larger issue is me... Continue Reading →

New Year New Challenges

So 2017 ended with a fracture of my finger sigh...... N attacked me and it was not pretty, the finger was angled in a way that made me gag, soooo medical attention was required.  I decided to bring N with me to urgent care when I went so she could hear the damage she caused.... Continue Reading →

Facing my reality

I think I may have mentioned before the M1 is diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder. While the struggle is very real and very hard I often lie to myself about how bad it really is living with it day in and out. Let me clarify On Monday I ask her where her homework is. She... Continue Reading →

Reading Is Fundamental

Well if you are my age you probably remember that adage from the television and getting people to read more. It turns out that reading a basic life skill is something that both M2 and N struggle with, and struggle hard. OK I need to help them both, I need to make reading a priority... Continue Reading →

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