People Who Get It

In the world of special needs, people who “get it” are few and far between. Too often it feels like we live on another planet from the rest of the world, as opposed to just in the proverbial Holland. You know immediately in a conversation if someone “gets it.” Or doesn’t. “Have you tried just … More People Who Get It

God Only Gives Special Children to Special People

God only gives special children to special people. I hear it all the time. And I have had it said to me personally many times over the years, especially when we first received our diagnosis. It’s a well-meaning sentiment. And probably comes from a place of wanting the recipient to feel more self-assured in what … More God Only Gives Special Children to Special People

Let It Go

You’ll find that once you have a child with special needs, that everyone has an opinion. They haven’t read a single sentence about your child’s condition, and yet they’ll spew forth all sorts of advice like they wrote the book on it. Some of these self-proclaimed “experts” on your child will be strangers. And some … More Let It Go