Caregiver Reflections Archive

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Today I am home with a sick child. My complex, disabled, and now ill child.  I started the day annoyed that I had to miss work.  I have only been back to work (barely part-time) a few...

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The Forever Caregiver

The Forever Caregiver

For months, I have been conflicted about whether or not to put these thoughts on a page. I know people will make a judgment about me based on a piece of writing.  And that terrifies me. Also, I know...

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Our Child As A Baby

Our Child As A Baby

I was advanced material age (38) when I was pregnant with Sully and a high risk of going into labor early which led to taking shots weekly. (Did this lead to autism?)  It was by far my hardest...

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Standing Strong Yet Weary….

Standing Strong Yet Weary….

Cody is in a man’s body with the mind of a child. His body is growing faster than his mind and there are many challenges that come with that. Cody had a huge tantrum last night. Tantrum not meltdown...

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Enough Is Enough

Enough Is Enough

From the minute you become a parent, the overwhelming fear and concern sets in. You constantly question whether every choice or decision you make on your child’s behalf is the right one. When your...

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We Are Here

We Are Here

As written by Katie Emde from her blog @A Journey for Avery We will always fight for you. The days you are crying, the days you scream all day & when the meltdowns are never ending. We will...

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