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Deeper Joy: When The Holidays Hurt

I’ve spent the last several weeks trying to think of something to write as we approached Thanksgiving. I have a lot to be thankful for. We all do. Yet, the holiday itself is typically the time when I’m feeling the least thankful. The holidays for me, like many others, hurt. No matter how hard I try to… Continue reading Deeper Joy: When The Holidays Hurt

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Burned-Out: The Dark Side Of Parenting A Child With Autism

Today left me broken. I’m still trying to pick up the pieces. She was having such a good day. This morning, she ate breakfast at the table with her sisters. (She rarely ever sits still that long.) She did her homeschool work alongside her siblings as if it were just like any other day. (She always… Continue reading Burned-Out: The Dark Side Of Parenting A Child With Autism