Thursday, September 3, 2009

Looking back...it's a miracle!

Sometimes when you are a mama to a special needs child, your life is currently (and always) so overwhelming, that it is difficult to look back and see how far you have come. Two years ago, Parker had virtually no language (expressive or receptive), no appropriate play skills, no interest in "our world". The focus of my life was to bring Parker into this world as much as possible, for him to know that we love him, and for him to be able to communicate his wants and needs. Flash forward to today. Life is still a struggle, but the problems are those that I would have prayed for two short years ago. My child speaks, plays, feeds himself, and is now (drum roll please) POTTY TRAINED!!! Who would have ever though that in two years we would have made such amazing progress. It is truly a miracle. We still struggle with many issues with Parker, and autism doesn't seem to leave, it just changes. I am truly blessed!