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Is it harder to raise a severely or mildly autistic child? …Yes.

There are a lot of counterintuitive claims that you’ll encounter in the autism community. Claims that will throw you and think the people making the claims are in denial, running some sort of hidden agenda, lacking perspective, or all of … Continue reading

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When Hope Becomes A Dirty Word

“Hope” is such a positive word, and something we so effortlessly and kindly wish upon people in hardship: “Have hope.” “There is hope.” “Hold on to hope.” But the word can become painful when something you so desperately hoped for … Continue reading

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My Hope Cactus

I had a complication with my first pregnancy, which threatened the lives of both my son and myself. It was a particularly stressful nine months. One day I had received some bad news about how the pregnancy was going (yet … Continue reading

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