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Decisions of Autism

Am I pushing him enough?  Am I pushing him too much? Finding the balance of Autism is difficult.  You feel like you are walking a tight rope, one wrong move and you are both going to fall, and it will be at your hand.  Living with that is difficult.  I'm a mom.  I'm the provider. … Continue reading Decisions of Autism

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Therapy

I pause and pretend I'm too busy to take the elevator with the man I don't know.  I pull out my phone and act like I'm intensely involved in whatever I'm looking at, as to not offend him because he is probably a decent guy, but I'm not taking my chances. I catch the second… Continue reading Therapy

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Getting through my Quarter Life Crisis

And then 25 hits and you're like...shit.  I am still a part time manager or whatever.  Low guy on the totem pole in my career.  I have 5 years to get my shit together.  And I was supposed to be married a year ago.  I can't even hold a relationship, let alone kids.  When was the last time I heard from my BFFs from high school other than social media?  Couldn't tell ya.  But I do know that two of the three are married.  One has kids.  And one has their own business.  Why am I failing at liffffeeee?!

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Missing the Point of “13 Reasons Why”

So I've been reading everyone's comments and posts on Facebook.  And people are completely ignoring a big point in the series 13 Reasons Why.  This is your fair warning: spoiler alert! I understand that Hannah killing herself can be triggering.  I get that, I really do.  If suicide is triggering to you, please do not… Continue reading Missing the Point of “13 Reasons Why”

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My Mom is Super Mom

With Mother's Day on the horizon I was thinking a lot about what I have been through personally when it comes to my son.  We have definitely had our battles.   But he is a little fighter and I have no qualms about admitting that we have it good.  There could be so many worse… Continue reading My Mom is Super Mom

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What I have learned from the business owner that loves his job

Seeing someone have such passion for their job in today's world is truly amazing.  People seem numb to the world, just going through the motions.  So when you come across someone that is truly passionate about what they do for a living, it is inspiring. It is even more eye opening when that passionate person… Continue reading What I have learned from the business owner that loves his job