This is how it is to be a special needs parent. To love and cherish every single second with your child. To accept and love every single part of them. And yet, still wish that things were different and always hoping for growth and change. And there’s nothing wrong with that.
This past year has been a real growing year for my oldest son and his path to independence. It started with allowing him to ride his bike to the library (the next street over) and grew to walking home from school one day a week with our neighbors. It’s been a learning curve for the […]
He’s only going to get older and heavier.
That is our reality. That is every parent’s reality.
But for parents of special needs kids there is a certain air of urgency and uncertainty that comes along with it.
“Mom, when I’m grown up will I have to carry Brian to his bed sometimes since he’ll be living with me?”