Anomaly

The lockdown has allowed me to binge-watch my favorite TV show, The Big Bang Theory from start to finish. It was the best escape I could find to get away from the anxiety around the blasted pandemic. The more I watched Sheldon the more it reminds me of kids like my boy who struggle with…

To do list: 2. Acceptance

Acceptance or rather self-acceptance has not come easy. The journey has been like a walk to the Sea. It was really rocky and difficult in my younger days where I believed what people told me and what they thought of me. I doubted myself and judged through their eyes which is quite traumatic being young…

She asked me …

For the last couple of days, the girl has been asking some soul searching questions: Why did I come before Sean? Why is he my brother?  The first time she asked me this, I went biblical and told her about John the Baptist. The importance of his role in the preparation of coming of Christ…

Life Lessons from a Leaf: What does Autism mean to us?

When you look at this leaf, you might not find it interesting or extraordinary, except that it is the shape of a heart. But the most extraordinary thing about this leaf is that it is NOT supposed to look this way. The leaf of this Bauhinia Tree is supposed to be bilobed (having two lobes)…

Why?

The most frustrating memory of 2015 for me was getting answers to the WHY? Why has my son stopped talking? Why did Daddy have to die so suddenly? Why me? Why us? When it concerns my #theboy, most people looked to me for answers, Why? How? When? Did you do something different? What did you…

Angels that cross our path

In life, we encounter events and people that seem to come to us at the right time or right place. Some may call it God ordained and some chance and some other- universe coalescing. This past couple of week, the boy has been having a really tough time at school with many issues and this…