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Celebrating ten years of trusting myself and doing the next right thing.


The journey of one caregiver, leading with love, and continually searching for hope, while parenting her intellectually disabled son.

Photo by Jayne Schroeder


How One Mom Struggles To Find Her Way Within The Unknowns Of COVID-19 Reentry

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I don’t know.


It’s 2020 and I told myself I’d have a clearer vision for my future by the time we got here.

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How a test ride in the middle of a shopping mall kept actual shopping far from my mind

The author, Jayne Schroeder, being wooed by the magnetic personality of Ally Love during her first Peloton ride.

How I came to realize a ride is a ride is a ride is, wait, HOW many calories burned?

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There’s an underbelly of autism that doesn’t go viral.

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Like pulling the third shift for the hundredth night in a row hard.


What you see is what you get with my son; his extra twenty-first chromosome and the diagnosis of Autism guarantee that. The only absolute in our lives.


There are no absolutes in parenting. Also, nobody told me there’d be scary parts! But promises made at birth, and then again after divorce, drive a mother to never quit. Well that and love.

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How an exhausted single mother of a teenage boy with complex needs almost took out a family of four in the Target parking lot.

Photo by Jayne Schroeder

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