Originally posted on Mind Candy:
Growing up with a disabled mother is only an issue if one of two conditions applies to it which are that they make an issue of it, or the child makes an issue of it. If neither of those applies then having a disabled parent is not that unlike having a regularly abled parent. Sure there are people that point out a disabled parent has things that perhaps they cannot do, but they rarely look to things that they can do which is far more important.
Having grown up with a disabled mother I never had the opportunity to dwell on it, that was just the way things were and I accepted that. There may have been times for instance that she couldn’t get in the pool, but that didn’t stop her from being at the pool. Maybe she couldn’t get up and teach me how to dance when all…
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