The upside down Kleenex boxes

Around our home there are lots of upside down Kleenex boxes. It seems like such a silly thing yet it describes the extent to which our son needs these boxes to look like. They aren't only upside down … [Read more...]

The autism diagnosis

June 2nd 1993, a day that felt like the beginning of the end of the dreams that I had for my young son who had just turned 3 years old. It was the day that my husband and I received the news that our … [Read more...]

A visit to the dentist… a reflection on the last 17 years

Yesterday was an afternoon of going to the dentist with my son. He was due for his regular cleaning. My daughter came along for the ride, and I was telling her how much her brother had evolved since … [Read more...]