Faces Behind the Statistics – World Mental Health Day 2019

‪Worldwide more than 300 million people of all ages live with depression. My 13year old son is one of those people, but he’s not a statistic and he’s not defined by his diagnosis.

See the faces and know the stories behind the statistics.

#WorldMentalHealthDay is a reminder that there are real people behind the statistics.

#NationalDepressionScreeningDay #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek #liferealrawbrokenbeautiful ‬

(My) Saving Grace

Tomorrow is “Gotcha Day” – the one year anniversary of the day Grace joined our family. She is the best impulsive decision I ever made. We “rescued” Grace, but she has “saved”…

Beyond the Label

What I know to be true is that my son wants to be fully and genuinely seen and accepted for who he is – and ASD is a piece of what makes him whole. So for him, and for every other child and adult on the spectrum (and for the people who love them) I ask you all to do me a favor – look beyond the label and see the person.