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Special Gifts: Mustard Seed Planting

When I was younger, my brothers used to tease me and find ways to make me cry. They are both significantly younger, but they thought it was funny that I could cry at the drop of a hat.  Having children has both helped and hurt my ability to cry. In many ways, my children have… Continue reading Special Gifts: Mustard Seed Planting

anxiety · autism · Christmas · HFA · memories

Christmas Vacation Reflections

As I reflect on the last several years, Christmas has always been one of the most difficult times. The week before Christmas, for the last 3 years, we spent time in the emergency room with D. We spent time with resident psychiatrists in a padded room with  nothing but 3 walls, a door, and a… Continue reading Christmas Vacation Reflections

christianity · Christmas · family · friends · God's Promises · PRTF · residential placement · RTC

Dear Beautiful Mamas ~ A letter to others in our situation

Beautiful Mamas that I have come to know, and love, Beautiful Mamas who are not with their children this eve of the birthday of Christ, our Lord and Savior, because your children are in residential treatment centers or acute psychiatric hospitals; Beautiful Mamas who are hurting because your children are away from you for their own safety, as… Continue reading Dear Beautiful Mamas ~ A letter to others in our situation