Autism Gratitude: My Birthday Boy

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Nathan turned 18 this week! Happy Birthday to my boy! I can honestly say I am so thankful that God sent us this wonderful son. Although having a child with autism was never in my plans, it is a journey I am so thankful to have taken.

Nathan has taught me so much about pure love and patience. I love who I have become because I am his mother. Isn’t it interesting that sometimes the very challenges we originally feared and didn’t want to deal with help refine us to become such a better person?

I have found such joy in mothering my son with autism. Yes, there are hard times as well, but there is also pure joy.

 

 

About the author, Tamara

Tamara K. Anderson is a speaker, author, podcaster, and is a professional in HOPE. She has four children who struggle with autism, ADHD, anxiety, visions issues, and all bring her great joy.

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