Tag Archive | Autism

Welcome to the Notepad!

Welcome to the Notepad!

Welcome to my new personal blog! Some of you may know me from my book blog: The Writer’s Inkwell Originally I had started that blog during a time in my life when things weren’t going so well. I wanted to use it as a way for me to focus my frustrations into something constructive. For […]

Checking Out the Library (Single Mother Edition): Autism

Checking Out the Library (Single Mother Edition): Autism

So you’re probably wondering why I am posting two posts about Checking Out the Library this week. Truth is, I hadn’t intended to. But the purpose of this particular one seemed to completely overwhelm my normal selection of library books, so I thought it would be fitting to make this one more personal. This is […]

It Takes a Village

It takes a village to raise a child. When I first heard this proverb as a child, I was perplexed by the idea. After all, I was raised by a single mother and my father rarely came around, let alone helped out. Now, as a parent, I’ve come to realize the truth behind it. What […]

Doing the Best You Can

Doing the Best You Can

  I am the mother of an autistic child. I work full time, I take care of my child, I pay my bills, I pay taxes and then I undertake the difficult task of trying to find him help so that one day we may be able to build a bridge between the world he […]

Starting Over… Again

Starting Over… Again

Sometimes the waves of good things and bad things can seem so overwhelming. Had you asked me 10 years ago, where I would be, the answer was simple. But here I am, a million miles off that projected path. It’s funny, so often, I feel as if my life is like a GPS unit, constantly […]

Frustration

Frustration

I fear I have been extremely tight-lipped on this blog for quite some time. Life, as it is for some many parents, has just not been easy for quite some time. Though, that is not the reason for my lack of updates. A month ago, today, I discovered something that the school had done to […]

Yet Another Change

Yet Another Change

It’s been over a month since I loaded just a fraction of our belongings and Cameron and I did our trek across country to our new home in Ohio. To say there have been some bumps in the road, is a complete understatement. Yet, somehow, we are still making it through. Surprisingly, Cameron handled the […]