Have you ever been blessed with a rainbow after a storm? One day you're driving in your car through thunder, rain and lightning, maybe you were even a little scared. Then you come around a corner and see a ray of sunshine, and the most glorious rainbow has taken your breath away. I too have seen … [Read more...] about Being Blessed With A Rainbow After The Storm: An Autism Mom’s Story
Happy Easter, my friends! Miracles rarely happen, but I have always wanted to be a bystander when someone's limbs grow back, or empty sockets are filled with new eyes. My own life has been one of waiting...for a miracle. My son Kyle has autism and I at times have grown weary of God's timing. … [Read more...] about Living With Hope and Faith: A Unique Outlook On Cancer.
If you are a woman, you've heard the new word that's floating around town: self-care. Do you feel guilty as soon as you hear that word? Do the reasons you don't indulge in this new hype, pile up in your head? "I don't deserve it." "Women are supposed to work sun-up to sun-down." "I haven't got … [Read more...] about Self-Care: Money Maker, Myth or Miracle?
Always believe something wonderful is about to happen! Is this the motto you live by? Well, it certainly hasn't been mine in the past. I wish I could say it had been. Recently I have become a believer in these words. I've been one of those people who was always waiting for the next bad thing to … [Read more...] about Always Believe Something Wonderful Is About To Happen
Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, My name is Cindy, and I am the mother of a man who is locked up, even though he is not a criminal. I believe you have the key that might be able to set him free. Kyle has severe autism and is twenty-eight years old. Every door in our house has a lock preventing Kyle … [Read more...] about Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: A Letter From A Mother
He reached out and slapped me. If it had been just any sixteen-year-old teenage boy, I would have been offended. I may have even slapped him back. But I had seen him and his dad five minutes earlier at the ticket counter, and they were getting passes to Peter Rabbit. The boy caught my eye because … [Read more...] about Autism: I Want To Be Treated Normal