Tagged with parenting

high tide

Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man’s pleasure. ~ Robert Southwell A single breaker may recede; but the tide is coming in. ~ Thomas Babington Macaulay * I am hanging onto this moment with everything I have. I know it won’t last – this gilded unicorn – this moment … Continue reading

D Day

* At brunch with family, October, 2005 I find that many of my friends remember the specific date upon which their child was diagnosed with autism. Many dread its anniversary, girding themselves for the PTSD that, to them, feels inevitable. I often hear those same parents refer to that day as D Day. Or The … Continue reading

it’s ok, part 2

Editor’s note: WordPress has gone funky on me this week and the color doesn’t seem to want to stick to the hot links. So, when you see a word in bold print followed by (<– LINK!), click on it to link through. Or don’t. But now you know you have the choice ;). ** “She’ll … Continue reading