Category: Inspirational Posts

Broken Plates

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The truth about Autism and Special Needs Parenting.

I’m feeling utterly defeated and desperately needing to catch a break

I’m feeling incredibly defeated today and there’s a number of legitimate reasons for that. It’s important to put things into context so here’s a but of background. Life is tough for my family on a good day. Including myself, there are five people in my immediate family, and four have… Read more »

Are you struggling with #Depression tonight? I know I am.

First of all, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. I truly wish all of you the absolute, very best. Now on to something a bit more serious. If you follow me on Twitter, you may have seen that I’ve been talking about depression quite a bit lately. There are a few… Read more »

How #Depression is impacting my life right now

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I’m struggling with depression at the moment but I want to be open about my struggle.

I finally conquered a paralyzing fear I’ve had for nearly 25 years

Yesterday was a bit more challenging than is usually the case. I was pretty much non-stop until the kids went to bed. I suppose it’s non-stop on most days until the kids go to bed but sometimes I can chillout for a little while in between whatever. The big moment… Read more »

This isn’t pretty or positive but it’s the truth and that has to count for something

I’m not sharing this because I want people to feel sorry for me. I trying to provide context and perspective for my readers.

A few reasons why I think the word “normal” gets a bad rap and why needing feel normal is okay

In those moments, we’re not worried about appointments, money, meds, meltdowns or anything else related to being an Autism and Special Needs parent.