The Reason I Cry

I almost didn’t post this blog. I was worried it was too raw, too real, and too negative. But then I remembered I started this blog because I need to share our truth, and our journey. That includes the good and the bad. To do the most good, I have to be the most unapologetic authentic me as I can …

Lessons

8 things I’ve learned in the year since our Autism diagnosis. Today marks a year to the day that my eldest daughter was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This day sits heavily in my heart because while I accept and embrace my daughter for everything she is, a year ago today, was one of the hardest days of my life. …

Expectation

Expectations truly are a thief of joy. When we received my daughter’s diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder at age two, my heart broke into a million pieces. Everything that I had expected that my daughter would have, do, love, be, was altered in that very instant. I had done all the research, I had pushed for the assessment, as I …