When the kids do something to melt your heart.

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Every now and again the kids do something that surprises me. Today is my Autistic sons’ 17th birthday. His eight-year-old sister has a holiday club and asked if she could stay home to celebrate with him instead.

Now, this might not seem like much, but in a world where we have spent the last year and a half locked in our homes, this is not a small gesture, yet she thought nothing of it.




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J.B. Miller

J.B. Miller

Wife, Mother, student, writer and so much more. Life is my passion, writing is my addiction.

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