April is Autism Awareness month, but as many social images declare ... every day is autism awareness day in our house. Autism is not what we think about 24/7, but it is something that affects 100% of our life. We are fortunate that our journey is in a good place right now, and that allows me to finally step out of my comfort zone and reach out socially to share the good, the bad, and the ugly about living with autism. My hope is that I will connect with other moms on this journey ......more
People think of autism moms as fierce advocates. Women who know exactly what to say when someone criticizes their child or their parenting, that perfect combination of words that both educates and shames the person who dared speak up.
We’re angry, but with a purpose. We’re protective. We’re ready to take on the world. We suffer, but it’s noble suffering.
Well, that may be true, but this is truer: