Ten Things We Don’t Do To Celebrate Christmas

I am starting to feel the pressure. It was subtle at first. Like a vague feeling of stress, mixed with the whisper that I am forgetting something. Then, as the holiday season progressed, it grew. The shopping, the wrapping, the traditions, the parties - the holiday season is in full force. And this morning, I woke up feeling tired, anxious and like a Christmas...Read More

To The Single Mom At Christmas

Dear Single Mom, I have been thinking of you since Thanksgiving. As Christmas gets closer and closer, I have been praying for your heart. This time of year is hard for you, I know. I was a single mom for almost five years. My sister was for seven. And my mother has been a single mom for almost the entirety of her four children’s...Read More

Navigating The Holidays With Autism

I am tired. Really tired. Not so much from a lack of sleep, although I am that kind of tired too. No, I am more weary, soul tired. My limbs feel heavy as I move through my days, and find I need to tell myself to pay attention when someone is talking. It's December. I love Christmas. LOVE it. I don't want to be...Read More