Food for thought
Mary Evelyn Smith – The myth of the special needs supermom
The truth is that all mothers are allowed to be tired. All mothers are allowed to be frustrated. We are all just trying. Sure, us special needs moms might grieve more. Oftentimes we are stretched thinner. Yes, we carry a unique pain that others do not. But do we love more? Do we have greater perseverance, patience, or fortitude? Not hardly.
Stella Young – Inspiration porn and the objectification of disability
pays tribute to everyday heroes who embody the attributes we admire in the Man of Steel … and celebrate those individuals – coaches, mentors, teachers, parents, friends and more – who have made a positive impact on their lives or on the lives of others.
Aidan with his superhero cape made with love by Robyn