Archives: September 2014

Finding Safe and Supportive Spaces Online

Fifteen years ago when my kids were diagnosed with autism, online resources and support were really hard to find. Parents often felt isolated and disconnected from others going through the same challenges. Today there’s the opposite problem – information and support groups are everywhere! So the problem has now become how to find reliable...

The Danger is on the Inside

My family has just finished a hot, exciting, and very dusty summer. We undertook a massive home renovation that included new windows and floors, raising a sunken living room, and gutting and replacing one of the bathrooms and the kitchen. Exhausting as the whole process has been, it’s also been...

Destigmatizing Depression

This month, I intended on writing a post with a lighter, humorous look at living with depression.  But, with the sudden death of comedic actor Robin Williams, I chose to talk about helping educate others about this often misunderstood disease.  We’ve all been there baring our souls attempting to share...