This year I am thankful that my family and friends back in the Philippines were spared from supertyphoon Yolanda, the 7.2 earthquake, and other calamities. Grateful that so many people are helping.
I am thankful that my husband got a job in a beautiful city, so we could live in a nice neighborhood where our son can safely play with other kids and pets, close to nature yet with access to parks and museums … and just 3-4 hours away from family.
Lastly I am thankful for the new people in our lives who care for our son: his teachers and the special ed team, and the family next door who bring him to Bible classes. Most signs show we’ve come to the right place after living overseas.
His IEP is still work in progress, but here are my references for advocating: http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1164570