Shepherding the heart of my special needs child

Let me give you a quick tour of my life… I am the mom of a child with special needs who has been diagnosed as medically frail. Like most families in…


Loving from afar: A new perspective on Christmas

I sat on my couch, just inches away from my little boy who was playing with his trains on the coffee table. We had been home from school for at least…


A doctor said my daughter couldn’t have “a meaningful life”—but she knows Who gives us meaning

Just before my first child was born, I was driving down the road and thinking, I wonder what it would be like if my child were mentally disabled.…


Is there room at your table for me?

Because I naturally watch my son, Ezra’s, eyes, it’s no wonder that I was watching them closely as we entered my parent's house for Thanksgiving…


Parenting Interrupted: The Joys And Challenges of Autism

When you're pregnant you pray for 10 fingers 10 toes, right? When my boys were in preschool, I remember the first day pulling up to firetrucks at…