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For Some of Us, Every Day is Autism Awareness Day

April 2nd is designated as Autism Awareness Day. I decided not to post on that day. You see, for some of us, every day is Autism Awareness Day. If you know my story, then you know a couple of years

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Posted in 2016

Mother’s Day 2015 – One Day Early and Nineteen Years in the Making

Yesterday was the day before Mother’s Day.  We decided to celebrate a day early by going out for breakfast. I would imagine most of you figure that’s no big deal.  People go out to eat breakfast all the time. That’s

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Posted in 2015

A Special Voice – The Power of a Single Word

Many of you are aware that my daughter is autistic.  Her vocabulary is extremely limited; she has developmental delays.  Like any person she has her good days and not so good days.  The challenge she faces every day is that

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Posted in 2014, Autism, B4Peace, Special Needs, Uncategorized

Family

This week’s Weekly Writing Challenge is “Family.” After much thought I decided it’s important to express what’s taken place in the past few weeks with my own little family.  The center focus was our Mija. A little over a year

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Posted in 2014, Autism, B4Peace, Family, postaday, Special Needs, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Long Day – Glad to be Home

As I mentioned in my last post, our daughter had her tonsils removed this past Tuesday. As family is not close by I took a few moments to recount the event,  Thank-you, everyone for your kind thoughts, prayers and support!

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Posted in 2013, Autism, B4Peace, Faith, Family, Personal, Special Needs, Uncategorized

Standing Watch – She is Resting

Hello family and friends. Yesterday was a very long day.  My daughter had her tonsils removed. She is doing very well. I’ll share more later this week; today seems to be a day for all of us to rest!  Fortunately,

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Posted in 2013, Autism, B4Peace, Faith, Family, Peaceful, Personal, Special Needs, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Easter 2013 –Through Our Daughter’s Eyes

Last Sunday, the lesson in my daughter’s Special Needs Faith Class was Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter. I couldn’t have expressed it better… May you have a blessed and peaceful Easter. Alleluia!

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Posted in 2013, Autism, B4Peace, Faith, Family, Peaceful, Personal, Religion, Special Needs, Spirituality, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Acts of Love and Kindness

As some of you know, my daughter attends a class on Sunday in which a special education teacher and several aides teach a faith formation class for children with special needs.  It is a model program that is beginning to

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Posted in 2013, Autism, B4Peace, Faith, Family, Peaceful, Personal, Religion, Special Needs, Spirituality, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Another Glimpse into Her World and Ours

In my last post my husband and I shared our thoughts on our daughter and her many limits.  The replies we received amazed us.  Many of them left me thoughtful. I realized I still had a lot to express, so

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Posted in 2013, Autism, B4Peace, Family, Peaceful, Personal, Special Needs, Thoughts, Uncategorized

Happy Birthday to Our Special (Needs) Daughter

Hello everyone, Today’s post is written by my husband, Al.  He posted this on Facebook a few days ago for our daughter’s birthday.  I made just a few minor edits and added photos. We received replies that surprised in many

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Posted in 2013, Autism, B4Peace, Family, Peaceful, Special Needs, Thoughts, Uncategorized

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