Those who will never understand our love

This is the only truth you’ll ever need as a parent: you love your child, the one you get, no matter what child you wished for while you were pregnant.

Balancing Work & Family Shouldn’t Be This Impossible (Unless You Work for a Coca-Cola bottler)

Being a working parent is hard. Being a working parent when your child has special needs is nearly impossible. And Stressful. And Expensive. If someone would have told me back in my 20’s that motherhood was going to set my career on fire, burn it to the ground, and take a piece of my marriage Continue reading Balancing Work & Family Shouldn’t Be This Impossible (Unless You Work for a Coca-Cola bottler)

Parents are turning Inclusion into Exclusion

The Child Study Team looked at me like some maniac, not understanding how a 4-year-old could be excluded from everywhere already and I had to actually break this down for them: Exclusion is a form of bullying. And yes, it starts outside of the classroom I recently called an IEP meeting to discuss my daughter’s preschool situation — that 2.5 Continue reading Parents are turning Inclusion into Exclusion