Well kind of. I tried to be. Because I thought that’s what you did when your child got diagnosed with Autism. I wore puzzle pieces proudly and fought like a warrior.
But I never really fit in. I never for one second believed my Autistic child was broken or a problem to be solved. I saw that the puzzle piece seemed to be “the thing” that unified us all, so I wore it and when I started blogging, I made the puzzle piece part of my logo for The Colour Fairy.
And I kept finding little puzzle pieces on the ground in random places, which made me feel all warm and tingly inside.
But my blog and Facebook Page, was again, not like the other Mom’s.
I embraced my son’s uniqueness and mine. I never shared intimate photos or wrote about how hard my life was. I would speak about…
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