We Can Do This | Chrissy, Super-Powered Mom

Article Courtesy:  Chrissy Kelly, life with greyson + parker There’s no such thing as getting rich quick. No getting skinny quick, either. Darn. No growing your hair long quick. Just doesn’t happen. No beating Cancer quick, getting strong quick or getting happy quick either. There’s absolutely no beating Autism quick. Whatsoever. Even a little. It’s Read more…

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keep swimming | Chrissy, Super-Powered Mom

Article Courtesy:  Chrissy Kelly, life with greyson + parker I don’t need to be normal. I gave up on that a long time ago. And one day I realized normal is actually the last thing I want to be. However, I do want to feel normal… or at least my own version of normal. I like feeling Read more…

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I Have a Dream

I carried it face down while it registered, afraid to look. Afraid the answer was NO. I waited for multiple eternities before finally making the flip. And time absolutely stood in a parenthesis of complete silence when I saw the word PREGNANT in the digital window of the little blue stick. My entire body exploded Read more…

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Back to Reality

During the rain I’m not calm. There’s not a cool or even a collected in sight. I hold white knuckled to the branches and squeeze my eyes tightly shut. I pray. I wonder why in the hell the rain intrigued me in the first place. It’s cold and I’m wet and I’m scared and I don’t Read more…

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People are Good

Dear Frank, You have no idea the impact you have on a Wednesday. What you don’t know is that your presence has been a calming and reassuring force in our week for years now. No matter how good or how bad our week was, there you were every Wednesday reminding me that we could go Read more…

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Being Born

I tried to pretend like last night was like any other night. Deep breath in. Exhale. Deep breath. Exhale. No thinking. Stop thinking. I SAID NO MORE THINKING, CHRISSY. I felt like it was the night before I was giving birth and I knew that by today everything would change. Maybe for just a day Read more…

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Both or Neither

There’s nothing like an end of year school program to feel like a card carrying parent… At Grey’s typical preschool the kids have been practicing forever for their end of the year program. They are so adorable…  Grey’s Teacher shadow and I discussed it before hand and we were going to have Grey stand on Read more…

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Keeping Watch

I’m taking deep breaths right now… In and out… Whoooshhhh… The bad part of the weekend? The goodness that comes to an abrupt halt at around 8pm Sunday evening… I start to think of the week and my heart starts to beat faster…and not the good kind of beat faster. I feel like I’m giving Read more…

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Deep Breaths

I believe in hot and sweaty summer nights and crickets and sundresses and warm breezes I believe in the under dog. They are usually almost always absolutely my favorite I believe music makes little teeny tiny band aids that find the hurt and make it a little better I believe good things come to those Read more…

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Wrong Planet

This is a post for you… The Friend that reads this blog every day… Sometimes at night right after I hit publish…and sometimes you write me and you say that my blog is the first thing you read each day… sometimes from your phone before you even get out of bed. You are totally my people…My word Read more…

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Enough

When it comes to Autism and Greyson and Parker- I never feel guilty that I caused it… I have a peace of mind that this is exactly the story I am supposed to live. And let’s say one day Scientists discover the missing link of what causes Autism and it turns out it was something I Read more…

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