Tagged with mental illness

just what these kids do

just what these kids do

{Image is a photo of a girl wearing a handmade mask. Her face is hidden.} I’m worried about our kids. I’m worried that far too many of them are being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder and sent upon their merry way – without help, without guidance, and, above all, without ongoing critical analysis because, … Continue reading

silent battles

* I have a friend whom I adore. She is funny and smart and caring and generous. Did I mention funny? And she struggles. Her struggles are different from mine. They are different from my daughter’s. Yet they are eerily familiar to me – in the literal sense of the word. They are the same … Continue reading