special needs

When Reality Hit and Being Different Hurt

Hearing those words hurt. It was the first time in his three years of life that anyone had ever noticed his differences and commented on it out loud. I was quickly brought back into the world of what "normal" is with a simple, innocent question. 

motherhood · special needs

The Milestone We Didn’t Want to Celebrate

Milestones are celebrations! But for a family with a child who has special needs, not all milestones are easy to celebrate. These are my raw, real time emotions about my son getting measured for his first wheelchair.