Entering the classroom on the first day of school as a parent was probably one of the most terrifying moments during my entire supremacy through this journey that I call motherhood. Walking into a classroom full of crying, cheerful, scared children whom were ready to take on this new chapter of their lives all the while my son staring up at me with the look of “why are you still here”. Glancing around looking at all of the parents whom looked relieved, scared, but mostly excited at the endeavor that seemed to be playing out right in front of us all. The entire time, I am frantic inside of my head wondering if on the first day I would receive “that” phone call. …continue reading
Yes, I know it is October the crisp cold weather, pumpkins, and of course Halloween. I should be thinking about costumes for my kids and what candy we will give out this year, but I am not. I am thinking about Easter.
So you might think why on Earth is this woman thinking about Easter. Is she so stressed out because she has a child with autism that she can’t get her seasons straight? Well, it is not that I don’t get stressed out because trust me I can get really stressed out. But I am thinking of springtime because in five short months it will be Easter. In five short months it will be Autism Awareness month. Yes, in five short months the White House will have its annual Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn. …continue reading