Holidays Can Suck it.

The holidays are a time for family which is absolutely horrific on the face of it, it’s just a little worse if you have  a family member with behavioral issues. Here’s the  truth: No one is excited about seeing my adult autistic daughter this Christmas.  I’m about to drive over 1,100 miles round trip with […]

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A Year Without Autism

It’s been one year since I moved my then 22 year old autistic daughter into her supported living apartment. As part of the transition, the apartment was set up weeks before she moved. She visited a few times before the move so she had a visual picture of what she new home would be like. […]

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The Lovely Eggs 

[a creative nonfiction but that was just rejected for publication]  I spent the better part of the last 20 years letting three children suck the life out of me. They consistently depended on my help at all kinds of ungodly hours. Preschool aged mornings were the worst. I had twin girls, one of whom had […]

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