Mothering in the Burnout Generation

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to feel absolutely smitten with motherhood? Me too. The busyness here has led my heart astray again and again. Which is what brought me to writing about what happens when the RUSH is over. Do we give ourselves room for release, dear one? We can. I promise, we can.

Parenting Special Kids Through the Holidays

This side of Heaven... I keep typing these words over and over again. This side of Heaven, we won't understand X, Y, or Z... This side of Heaven I absolutely will not understand my daughter's journey. But, I've decided to skip the stress of it. (Sigh.) You can read the rest of my thoughts on the … Continue reading Parenting Special Kids Through the Holidays

Beauty & Boundaries with Special Kids

"While your light absolutely impacts hers, your child is (wait for it) NOT YOU. She is her own little or big person. She is responsible for her own light. Can you support her brilliance? Absolutely. Is it entirely up to you? Nope." We've had some beautiful homeschool moments these last few weeks, precious friends. We … Continue reading Beauty & Boundaries with Special Kids

Raise Your Voice, Mother or Other

It’s Sunday night - we are on an airplane ride home – and the most beautiful little girl on the planet is sprawled across my lap. Her feet brush our neighbor’s leg... ​ ​Fortunately, as my Father would have it, Lisa is a friend from church and she knows our Bliss. And by knows, I … Continue reading Raise Your Voice, Mother or Other

Bring On The Lemonade – We Choose to Thrive

When life gives you lemons - a.k.a. all the wildness - you can either make some super delicious lemonade with it... or you can not. With six years of mothering a gorgeous child with sensory processing disorder and fifteen years mothering me - a woman living with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) - under my belt, I have personally … Continue reading Bring On The Lemonade – We Choose to Thrive