The Hardest Part

I think the hardest part about being a Special Needs parent is not something that you can write down in words or explain to the fullest extent. You try to find the words, yet it doesn’t come out right. All the feelings and emotions don’t sound as deep and as painful. When you begin to … More The Hardest Part


Have you ever waited in a waiting room and it felt like forever to find out if someone is going to be ok? That seems like my life. A was a late walker and she has always been not all that steady on her feet. Somedays are better than others. The last day however, she … More Waiting

I’m Not Special

I think one of the worst things a person can say is, “God only gives you what you can handle.” Fuck That. Excuse my language but it is the truth. I am not special, I wasn’t “chosen” to have a child with special needs. I just have a child with special needs, there is a … More I’m Not Special


It’s a crazy thing when people ask, “How is Aislin doing?” What do you say? How do you say it? Do you say the truth? Do you just say, “Fine.” What is fine? There are a couple things that have happened since my last blog. Well, first and foremost, testing came back. We had microarray, … More Tested

The “A” Word

I’d like to begin this blog with introducing myself. I am Keli and I am a mother of a beautiful 2 year old name Aislin. The day Aislin was born was probably the best day of my life. I laughed the whole way to the hospital. I was so excited to meet my daughter and … More The “A” Word