Things moms with boys say

As a mom of two boys, I find myself saying the craziest things on a regular basis. Such as: “Don’t attack me with your head.” “Don’t eat toothpaste!” “You’re naked? Already? I thought I had more time …” The thought occurred to me that there are oodles of moms out there with even crazier things […]

Autism adventures and how we deal

The logo for Autism Speaks contains puzzle pieces, which I think is perfect. Our whole life is a puzzle with our autistic four-year-old, constantly strategizing to keep him from terrorizing the world, destroying our house, and hurting himself. Every few months we have to level up, because what worked before doesn’t work anymore.  For instance, […]

I took a shower

I took a shower.  Earth paused its rotation in sheer contemplation of the boldness of such an act. God in His glory laughed at the story of me getting clean; it’s a fact.  I took a shower.  Two little boys with plenty of toys decided they needed the others’.  Then shouting ensued along with some […]