A few weeks ago, we attended a friend’s wedding and had some time before the reception began. We drove by a park that I knew like the back of my hand. It was a place that only we knew, though it looked different now. It was a place where, on that warm and humid June evening more than three decades ago, my soul mate (Jan) and I swayed on those park swings. Planning our future together, forever. A … [Read more...]
What Is The Real Battle?
I have realized recently parenting children with special needs is like standing in the water at the beach with a major undertow. Growing up in southern California, we frequently took trips to the beach. The days when the undertow was strong, we had to be very careful. They can be dangerous if you are not paying attention. They love to sweep your legs out from underneath you. I have come to the … [Read more...]