Parenting

To The Moon and Back

I spent the day shopping with my daughter J yesterday. We had such a fun time-and I’d like to say that it wasn’t just because I was spending extraordinary amounts of money on her. It’s true that I was spending money on her, but only because she needed summer clothes…and wanted to go shopping with… Read More To The Moon and Back

Random Musings, Uncategorized

Is This a Mid-Life Crisis?

I’ve had this major epiphany. Either that, or I have completely lost my mind. This is the “epiphany” I had recently. I want to be a writer. I take that back. I am already a writer. I want to be a “professional.” Yep. That has always been a dream of mine, ever since I wrote… Read More Is This a Mid-Life Crisis?

Random Musings, Uncategorized

I’m Sorry

I’m sorry. All day I have been thinking about these words.  The other day I ran into someone who I have known for a long time, but don’t talk to very often.  In fact, it has been quite a while.  Do you know the type? The person you knew a long time ago and were… Read More I’m Sorry

Autism, Uncategorized

When Life Turns out Differently than You Planned

When I was a little girl, I had a plan. After I graduated from high school, I would go to college and get a degree. Then I would travel the world for 3 years, after which point I would get married and have 4 children. Three boys, and a little girl who would be protected… Read More When Life Turns out Differently than You Planned

Autism

On the Ambiguity of Autism

This is an excerpt from a paper I wrote for a Rhetorical Theory class. I am not an expert on Autism; nor do I claim to be one. However, as the mother of four children-three of whom are on the Austism spectrum, these are things I often think about. As the mother of three children… Read More On the Ambiguity of Autism