Fear Labels

I’ve been thinking about fear so much lately. How we let it sit with us. Stew in us. Make decisions for us. How we sit under its thumb while claiming that we are responsible. Cautious. Proactive. Practical. Good parents.  Especially when it concerns being a good parent. Now don’t get me wrong. There is absolutely … Continue reading Fear Labels

I Signed Up For This

Sometimes I read mommy blogs and it forces me to look at this whole parenting gig I signed up for. Because I did sign up for this thing. When Dave and I decided to have babies, we signed up for the whole she-bang. We might have thought we knew what we were getting into, but … Continue reading I Signed Up For This

Dear Moms and Dads of Graduating/Promoting Children,

First off, let me just say WOOOOOOOO HOOOOOO! You have children that are moving on up! They are off to great places. They are off to do great things. They have done what needed to be done to level up and that is awesome. Absolutely awesome! I see their shy, proud smiles in all the … Continue reading Dear Moms and Dads of Graduating/Promoting Children,

Five Things I’ve Learned from Parenting Autistic Kids

This parenting gig is hard and sometimes I think I learn more from my boys than they will ever learn from me. I've never parented non-autistic kids, so I don't know if you'll be able to relate to any of this Connie (she's the one who asked for a post today), but here it is. … Continue reading Five Things I’ve Learned from Parenting Autistic Kids