The Mom Chronicles

The travel home day

We are flying home today. I’m actually sitting on the plane right now writing this. To be honest, I’m dreading going home. (Not to mention the covid fear induced panic attack in the airport. 😞 ) I’m double masked, obsessively sanitizing and giving a slight evil glare to anyone who even considers coughing near me, …

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Your heart is bound to break when you live in the special needs world

My heart is heavy. A few days ago, driving home from therapy actually, I leaned that one of the (many) children I know, had died. Someone asked me “what happened?” Nothing happened. It was his time. He was on hospice, he was declining, but it hurts. I’m not his family…but I am within his community. …

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When “self care” isn’t really self care

I often (okay, basically always) allow myself just the bare minimum of basic human needs necessary for survival. I don’t know about you, but for me in my life, I put myself last. Being a mom, and also having extremely low self worth as it is, it’s so incredibly easy to just forget about myself …

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