As I’ve written before, I’m a big proponent of overbelieving. I’ve never been hesitant to encourage Schuyler to reach far beyond her expectations. Time and time again, she has responded by exceeding those expectations. Like Santa Claus,
This weekend was a big risk. One week after her sixteenth birthday party and the bumps in the road she suffered there, we took Schuyler to Las Vegas to attend a surprise fiftieth birthday party for one
Nothing comes easy for a kid like Schuyler. Few things are given without a price. It’s funny, though. Schuyler lives a life of joy, more than anyone else I’ve ever known in my entire life, certainly much
The next few weeks carry the potential for a great deal of stress in this house. Usually it gets spread out a little more evenly, but you know how it is sometimes. January and February are a
Just a short story today, about an encounter Schuyler had yesterday, and what she took away from it. We were in line at the grocery store (the place where all these kinds of stories seem to take
Maybe it doesn’t quite feel like it this year, with all the anxiety and tragedy and fear in the air, but December is typically a month that many of us associate with a kinder, more peaceful atmosphere.
For special needs parents, the circumstances of our children’s lives are very rarely black and white. And really, woe to us when they are. Most of the time, the issues are complicated. The information we receive from