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.
My parents are always reluctant to tell me that Willie’s had a hard time. They want the best for us both; they want him to have good days, and they want to spare me the difficult details.
I stand in the refrigerated section of Sam’s Club, holding a carton of eggs. I pop it open and inspect the eggs, checking for cracks.
“Let's talk on Skype tomorrow,” my mom says, gladness in her voice. I taught my parents to use Skype recently, and they are enamored of the experience.
It was 10:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, and I was in tears. Words failed as I tried to explain what was going on.
If you're anything like me, you get a little apprehensive when you hear people make statements such as, “I've given up on setting goals,” or, “I'm not making any New Year's resolutions this year.”
This holiday season, I’m not dreaming of a white Christmas, but of a new world of work.
April wasn’t only Autism Awareness Month. It was National Stress Awareness Month too. Coincidence?
Part II of our story on autistic adults living in rural America.
Friday night, Cameron attended his high school prom. This wasn’t his first prom, as his school invites all high school students to attend each year, and Cameron had attended the year before...
Our family originally qualified for Supplementary Security income for Cody when he was four years old. I was a single mother, not working at the time and my husband, Bill,
At present, I’m not a parent. I don’t have a son or daughter of my own, but if ever I do, I have a very specific item at the top of my parenting to-do list.
When I was very young, I remember using the telephone in my parents’ house to call a home shopping network in an attempt to get a pretty-looking umbrella.
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