Tag Archives: children

In the Spotlight

Today, I found myself in a mental tug-of-war. My son and his fellow classmates were each asked to wear a t-shirt specifically designed for the purpose of teaching ‘acceptance’. Acceptance of their disabilities, to be exact. On one hand, I’m … Continue reading

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Honesty Does Hurt

How can you be honest when it breaks your heart? Today, I hesitate. There is a multi-page assessment sitting in front me waiting to be filled out. Within the pages are questions about my autistic son’s abilities, whose 18th birthday … Continue reading

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200 Mugs – One-Liner Wednesday

“I eat it because it has a lot of potassium in it,” I told my son. Curious, he grabbed the container to read the nutrition facts on the back. After giving him a moment to read it over I asked … Continue reading

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Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right

I was always taught that two wrongs don’t make a right. If a bully picks on my son, that doesn’t give him the right to go pick on someone else. If a man robs my house, that doesn’t give me … Continue reading

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