Friday, October 8th, 2021 | Writing

This is a moment for gratitude. Some people see having a child on the spectrum as a challenge, a disadvantage. Something to grieve. There are so many things that I am grateful for regarding my child.  He is a super cuddly little boy.  He makes profound eye contact by choice. His first instinct is either to laugh or to run away – joy or self preservation – both important. Most of all I am grateful for the feeling of connectedness to the universe and a greater purpose when I hold his warm tiny body in a tight hug that I want never to end. 

A Photo of Eli
Eli saying hello to daddy during a forest walk.

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