Writer Elizabeth Aquino is asking special needs parents to answer this question:
She’s putting together a video of parents holding signs with their individual bits-o-wisdom.
Thinking about the question, I wondered, how could I narrow it down to a sentence that would fit on a little piece of paper? What would I say?
I thought. And I thought.
Finally, I tossed the question out to HT as he was grabbing his jacket and slipping on shoes, ready to take the dog out one last time before bed. He put his index finger in the air and said, “I’ll get right back to you.”
I sat at the computer thinking hard. What would I say? What would I say?
I was deep in thought when HT came back in the kitchen.
“It’s going to be okay,” he said sincerely. “That’s what I’d say to the parent I was before we knew what was going on.”
“It’s going to be okay.”
Can’t top that one.
You’ll have to wait to see the video for mine. I’m still thinking.
If you’d like to be part of this project, please send your photos with your bits-o-wisdom to Elizabeth: elsophie AT gmail DOT com.
And remember, it’s going to be okay.