Posts in category Encouragement

Life as the Mom of an ADHD Kid, Part Two

Life as the Mom of an ADHD Kid, Part Two


In the previous post in this series, you met Teresa Lasher and heard just a little about her life with an ADHD child. Today, you can read her whole story.

Life with an ADHD Kid

People with good intentions said, “God doesn’t give us more than we can handle,” or “God only gives special kids to special parents.”

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Life as the Mom of an ADHD Kid, Part One

Life as the Mom of an ADHD Kid, Part One

Teresa Lasher

Today, I’d like to introduce you to an amazing woman, Teresa Lasher, who agreed to guest blog at

Meet Teresa Lasher

She’s a sailor, motorcycle rider, freelance writer, and speaker who lives in Michigan with her husband. We met at a writing conference last summer and discovered we

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How Do You Answer a Question Like This?

How Do You Answer a Question Like This?

Fibromyalgia mom-Autistic son

Not long ago Lisa Copen, founder of Rest Ministries, asked me to take a shot at answering this question sent by a struggling mom.

Heart-Wrenching Question

I am a mom of a 2-year-old who was just diagnosed with autism. I also have had fibromyalgia for 5 years. I don’t know how I am going to get through this.


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Evan Is on the Run!

Evan Is on the Run!

U of M Big House Big Heart Run

Every now and then I update the progress of families profiled in A Different Dream for My Child, to give you an idea of what life is like for them on an ongoing basis. A week or so ago Scott, the father of seven-year-old Evan sent this link to a recent article about his son.

Noonan’s Syndrome

Evan has Noonan’s

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Meet Jolene

Jolene Philo is a published author, speaker, wife, and mother of a son with special needs.



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