Second Chances

When I was younger, and dealing with the maudlin life of the typical American teenage female, coping with societal angst, and hormonal flare ups, I lived a cloistered existence.  I wore my disgruntled youth like a warm, comfortable bathrobe.  My lagging self-confidence swirled around me like quicksand.  I was a lonely, confused teenager looking forContinue reading “Second Chances”

The ‘Perfect’ Child, Part 2

As I continue on from yesterday, my thoughts go back to Malachi’s elementary, middle, and high school years.  He has improved tremendously since moving out here.  I can’t say enough wonderful things about the District 47 and 155 schools out here where we live.  They’ve worked so diligently with Malachi over the years.  I amContinue reading “The ‘Perfect’ Child, Part 2”

The ‘Perfect’ Child

Today I want to share with you something personal about my family.  My older son, who recently turned eighteen, has Asperger’s Syndrome.  For those who do not know what this is, it is a form of autism; a high-functioning autism.  I always knew that Malachi was different.  Even at birth he would not latch onContinue reading “The ‘Perfect’ Child”