It was back in October of 2001, just a few short months after my husband and I brought our first home and relocated to Tacoma, WA. We felt so blessed because we had just been "upgraded". We had left our tiny 750 square foot, 2 bedroom apartment with our 3 children and 1 more on... Continue Reading →
This is my Facebook post on my personal account. I know most people who are similar to my own family and its dynamics probably find it difficult to do any outside activities, depending upon our loved ones challenges. But down through the years of raising my family and my youngest child, I have had both... Continue Reading →
My youngest son, Erik is 17 yrs old. He has developmental challenges and today we decided to take him to see Toy Story 4. Afterall, we have all had a long month with his knee injury and he is finally up and walking again. The last time he was in a movie theater to try... Continue Reading →
Today, marked the 1 year anniversary of the special needs church ministry that my husband began in May of 2018. I follow his lead as he is operating in his purpose. The name of the ministry is called Not Forgotten Ministries. Such a fitting name for the ministry, because we want other families who have... Continue Reading →
If there's one thing I have learned along my journey with life and God, its this. Sometimes God put me in temporary inconvenient places because He was preparing me for a permanent position with promotion. So when your dealing with hardship, just know it's only temporary. All that stressing is just a pathway to your... Continue Reading →
Never allow others to redefine ur character & who God called u to become. And never allow them to influence u stray off the path that u know God set before u. Every1s journey is different. Its not worth chasing after other ppls dreams, instead chase after ur own. Thanks For being here.
That second part may sound familiar. But the whole thought is true for so many of us. I'm doing a lot of thinking and reflecting today. Can you tell? Thanks for being here again!
See the able, NOT the label! This is my son, His name is Erik. He was just a baby here, he is now nearly 17 and able! Yes he has developmental delays but he is living his life just as anyone else would. Able and capable to try new things everyday. He has overcome many... Continue Reading →
This is just some advice from my own walk of life. Oftentimes I think we need to do more of these very exact statements. Instead we set ourselves up for disappointment, because we treat our friends like our therapists, and we go in way too deep instead of keeping things on the surface. Which can... Continue Reading →
My 20yr old daughter was just recently diagnosed as having a form of epilepsy called Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy. She has been unable to drive herself due to our state law and for safety precautions. However, we are approaching the time where she can become cleared by her neurologist to get behind the wheel again. But... Continue Reading →