The Child That Is, The Child That Isn't
Recently, the mother of a special needs child wrote a post that went viral on the Internet. My post wasn’t triggered by the blog, but rather a follow-up comment by the author. She remarked that someone had told her she should mourn her daughter and get over it. (That’s my paraphrase.)
Now, her daughter didn’t die -- she was born with special needs, so to some, the word “mourn” may seem like an odd one. But when you have a child with special needs, you do mourn.
You do. Read more >