Tag Archive | Autism

Hope for Sammy – 2013

It’s that time of year … time to realize how long it’s been since I’ve put any words to the computer screen … and our annual TACA campaign.  I’m going to – GOING TO – get back to blogging, but in the meantime am putting this video up for Sammy’s TACA campaign. I’ve never been […]

Not Born With It

Today is one of those days where I find I have far more going through my head than I can possibly articulate in words.  I spent most of the night pouring through news stories and press releases about yesterday’s announcement from the CDC about the current incidence of autism in our country.  I read the […]

Paying it Forward

It’s early afternoon and I’m cruising comfortably 37,000 feet somewhere over California on my way home to Indianapolis.  For those of you that know me well, “cruising comfortably” in any plane is not typical for me – I hate  flying. Hate. It.  It downright terrifies me.  I can’t tell you how many choruses of “Jesus Loves Me” have gone […]

Am I?

When I first started putting words to paper (well, screen) and decided to share my thoughts and experiences with anyone who’d be kind enough to read them, I had a dear friend ask me if I found the writing to be cathartic.  Just this week, I had another dear friend send me a note that said […]

The Traditional Mom

Back in 2009, my husband was writing and editing for a Christian website that was just getting off the ground.  Several years earlier, with my two oldest boys, I discovered I had a deep, burning, desire to try to create memories and traditions with them that they’d be able to hold near and dear and […]