Thirteen years ago our family moved into our dream home. The excitement had been building for a year as we anticipated the move. It's a good thing we cannot see into our own futures. Since we are selling our home, it has caused me to reflect. If these walls could talk, what would they tell you...the … [Read more...] about The Importance of Loving Your Family
raising a child with autism
My son stuttered the words out, "Your-your-your the best mom in the world." I squealed with delight and hugged him as I fought back happy tears. Many years ago, I wished someone had told me how to overcome grief when your child is diagnosed with autism. Most days Kyle can barely say four or five … [Read more...] about How to Overcome Grief After Your Child Is Diagnosed With Autism
This post is dedicated to our children; Charity, Dan, Devyn, Aryanna, Eythan and Jazmin. Thank you, for being your brother's keeper💗 Have you ever been to a movie that turns you into a blubbering mess? If your a man, have you been to one that caused you to swallow your Adam's apple a hundred times? … [Read more...] about My Brother’s Keeper
I wish I had Cindy's life, she said. I sat shocked looking at her, how could anyone want my life. She was a single woman living on her own since her kids were grown. I thought she had it pretty good. She came and went as she pleased and had a quiet life. You want my life? I asked unsure if I heard … [Read more...] about Being Real About Our Problems
This week we had a contractor come in and put a backsplash on our kitchen walls. I've never had a backsplash in any of the houses we've owned, so this was a real treat. Jay had been here before when we had our moldy carpets removed and replaced. The first time he came, he saw Kyle running around the … [Read more...] about Struggling to be Patient.