Autism Always Wins

So I started this post in the morning.

I’m sitting at my desk frustrated and discouraged and self-loathing after an especially difficult weekend and one of those literally-drag-the-kid-to-school mornings.

So I titled the piece “Losing to Autism.”

Because lately that’s what I’ve been feeling like.

Rivers – I’m Your Daddy

When our last baby boy arrived, we really had no idea what to call him. We hadn’t even been talking about it much because it was such a stressful time in our lives. I was finishing an internship and about to be unemployed.¬†We had just discovered that our other son Gideon has Autism. And the day before the baby arrived …