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On Help

Asking for help

Asking for help. It always was a synonymous of weakness for me as I tend to have a big ego. I have always done things by myself since I was a kid and I take pride in my achievement. 692 more words


Angels among Us

It’s been a while since I posted because I have been living in a maelstrom of moving from Boca Raton, FL to Oviedo, Fl.  Packing up, moving, and unpacking have been my 24/7 purpose these last four weeks.   546 more words

Blessed While Stressed

Hanging out alone together

We are getting our handful of gorgeous spring days here in Sioux Falls.  Soon humid heat will take over and we will wilt while the corn and weeds leap up to embrace the sun. 259 more words

Care Giving

On the spectrum

That people with autism live on a spectrum was clear from recent conversations at our forums and book signings.

When Melissa and I ask  people there about their contact with autism, we hear a diversity of experiences: 359 more words

Care Giving

How Talking About Suicide Works

By Mark E. Smith

In some of our lives, it just follows us. Even if we’re not personally struggling with such a harrowing path, some around us are. 639 more words


Why we shouldn't refuse help

As far as I can remember, it has always been difficult for me to ask for help or accepting help from others. It can be about simple things, or the bigger issues, it does not really matter what it is about. 308 more words


Because it stinks...

…caregivers have some capacity to freshen the stinkiness in others’ lives (and thereby in our own).

I think that our experiences can give us compassion for others’ struggles, even those not tied to care giving. 202 more words

Care Giving