Uniquely Able

"Uniquely Able"          Sometimes, our kids surprise us with what they are “able” to do. As parents of special needs children, we spend so much time worrying about their struggles and inabilities, that we forget about their God-given abilities. Let me share with you a few examples of my autistic son and the important lessons …

You’ve Received a Diagnosis, Now What?

You've Received a Diagnosis, Now What? For so long you have waited to know exactly what is going on with your child.  You have endured the uneasy years of wondering if.  You have patiently followed up on all of your doctors appointments and the myriad of testing.  And now you sit staring at the paper …

Blossoming Sibling Relationships

"Blossoming Sibling Relationships" I was sitting outside, basking in the glow of the noonday sun on our painted wooden porch swing. The fresh air had a hint of the hot humid southern summer that would soon be upon us but had not yet settled, blanketed the air. Our wrap around country porch was surrounded by …

Family Photo’s

"Family Photo's" One of these pictures is not like the other.... let me explain.  We try to take family pictures each year.  That is a common occurrence in households across the world right? Well, this year, Cameron decided that enough is enough!  We had several "heated" discussions about why in the world anyone would want …

Learning to Speak to a Dinosaur

"Learning to Speak to a Dinosaur" When Cameron was younger, he was totally into dinosaurs. Kids on the spectrum obsess about limited topics, which they then get really good at!! He watched everything dinosaur, read dinosaur books and yes even ate his dinner like a dinosaur (what could I say to that! It was hilarious …