Caroline McGraw is a would-be "childhood paleontologist" who digs for treasure in people. She writes about finding meaning in the most challenging relationships at A Wish Come Clear. Likewise, Caroline specializes in copywriting, helping non-profits and small businesses with a disability support focus tell their story online, so that they can feel confident about sharing their work with the world.
Part I of a two-part series on living as an autistic adult in rural America.
When I was younger, being 25 years old seemed tremendously grown-up.
I wake from a nightmare in which Willie was completely out of control, filled with rage, destroying everything in his path.
Have you ever wished you had a time machine, so that you could intervene and change the past? That’s how I felt when I read Liane Kupferberg Carter’s recent column, “The Way You Look at Him.”
It’s true, last week’s visit with my family was filled with moments of connection and terms of endearment ... but that’s not the whole story. (Is it ever?)
“Oh, you’re so pretty, so pretty,” I cooed to Bootsie, our kitten. She chirped and purred in response. “You’re my beautiful kittenfish.”
Being a single mom is tough. Being a single mom of a child with disabilities is… well, even suckier.
Yes, I do know my son is almost 27 years old and can handle many more things on his own than I give him credit for, but sometimes it is so hard to step back and let that happen.
I read a fascinating article this week: Jeff Howe’s CNN Money piece, “Paying for Finn: A Special-Needs Child.”
One of the more difficult things people are facing today is looking for the right job. That was one of my big challenges when I graduated from college;
Reilly has a girlfriend, apparently a serious girlfriend. At least they were pretty serious until they parted for the summer.
One day last week, I discovered a pile of Cameron’s school work on my coffee table. I’m used to these piles magically appearing.
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