Love Your Body NOW

When I look back at old photos of myself, I sometimes feel a bit of regret.

As I place my hand on my now rounded belly or catch a glance of my now wider hips in the mirror, I want to tell that girl in the pictures to wake up.

To not take her body for granted. To appreciate herself as she is right then and there.

Then I stop and think that maybe I should be giving my current self the same advice.

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Special Needs Parents: Keep on Believing

This little girl amazes me.

At one time, not too many years ago, I didn’t know if she would ever walk.

When your child is nearing their third birthday and hasn’t yet taken their first steps, fears like this come to mind. This is a huge part of being a special needs parent, you know. The fears. The questions. The what-ifs. They are things my fellow special needs parents and I know all too well.

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