What remains possible

BlogHer Original Post
Submitter Name: 
Squashed Mom
Content Creator Name: 
Varda Steinhardt
Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not): 
The Squashed Bologna: a slice of life in the sandwich generation

At the end of a really tough day with her autistic son – worn down by his obsessive love of the cat, his non-stop growling like an animal - Varda is at the ends of her rope. For the first time in 9 years she doesn’t sing him goodnight, but her other son sits reading on the sofa, and cuddling with him is the mothering she CAN do, this night.