Easy-Shmeezy

For us, it wasn’t just a matter of wanting to be parents. We were meant to be parents, which made our years of infertility difficult to endure. We went to doctors, weighed our options, and seemed to always conclude we’d rather adopt than go through IVF. Adoption has touched our families on mine and Mark’s … Continue reading Easy-Shmeezy

A Pandemic, A Quarantine, and Autism

It’s fascinating how quickly the world can change. Among those who behave inappropriately during a pandemic, there are far more who show kindness and provide humanitarian efforts. These are the happenings I choose to cherish during this uncertain time. As of late, I smile to myself as I jog by a house in our neighborhood. … Continue reading A Pandemic, A Quarantine, and Autism

The Attack

The first time it happened it pained me deeply. As it continued to occur, I felt utterly distraught, helpless, and bewildered. You see, when my daughter with autism attacks, she seems like a different person. She’s not the sweet, loving girl we know. To put it frankly, she’s scary. I hate the Jekyll and Hyde … Continue reading The Attack