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Special Needs Parenting and the Importance of Friends

Grief on the way to acceptance

A few years back, I canceled my evening plans with some girlfriends. In actuality, I had a feeling I wouldn’t go even when I accepted the invitation, but I said yes anyway and then cancelled at the last minute.

My avoidance was because my son Rory was among the oldest of our children, and most of…

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Caterpillar Talk

Caterpillar Talk

Short stories, poems, and personal essays about relationships, parenting, autism, and tainted love.