Sydney really enjoys cheerleading. Her gym has been such a blessing. They have embraced the cheerabilities team and support them 100% at competitions. I’m always overcome with emotions when Syd competes. She looks like all of the other girls. You don’t see autism, you see Sydney. I’m not sure if I was an emotional wreck … More Oh No, Not A Daddy Daughter Dance
If I learned anything going through my divorce, I learned to remain classy. Remaining classy during times when your emotions are high, can be difficult. But why lower your standards just because you are hurt and angry? I’m not diminishing your pain and suffering at all. I challenge you to remain classy when someone makes … More Where Are My Big Girl Panties?
Dating after divorce is difficult, dating period can be difficult. Dating for a special needs parent has a few more challenges. I don’t have time to waste so if you’re not jumping on the autism train with us than “Bye Felecia!” Finding the time and energy to date is hard for me and don’t forget … More My Companion
I battled infertility, an autism and epilepsy diagnosis for Sydney, a divorce and relocating my family. I’m strong but I’m also human and death is something that hits me hard. We lost our matriarch and for the past three days I have been in a daze. Not able to write, pray or focus. I am … More Grief
She woke up different. She no longer cared about what her enemies thought of her. She didn’t care about the gossip that floated through the air. She woke up different. She focused on her friends and the people that loved her unconditionally. She didn’t let the opinions of others deter her from her goals. She … More She’s Different
I don’t have a green thumb, your flowers aren’t safe with me. I tend to be a little extra at times, and I tend to continue to water a dying plant. I’m like Olivia Pope, I’m a fixer and I want to breathe life back into situations that are slowing dying. Picture me watering can … More When Water Is No Longer Needed
If I had to count how many times I have seen this movie. I am not sure that I know the correct answer. Every time that I watch it. I find out that the character, Helen and I are very similar. I guess I will watch it one more time. I know the words by … More I Was Helen
It wasn’t until I was doing calendar activities with my first graders. That I remembered that October 16th was near. That was the day of love. Better known as my wedding anniversary. As I write this blog today. I am in a better place than I was back in October 2013. At that time, I … More It’s My Anniversary
I can’t believe that Mommy and Daddy drove to visit us in Michigan. I’m not sure that Rob will come around since my family is in town. I think I am moving to Delaware. I am not sure. But I need to clean out this house. Just in case we need to move quickly. Well, … More And The Plot Thickens
I know I am not the only one that has thought to themselves. What in the hell am I doing? We are so quick to tell people that we are okay. But in reality we are bound by chains and shackles. We may still be walking, but we are dragging along extra baggage. It might … More What The ………?