I found this article on ‘The Mighty’ and thought I would repost it. This is how it feels to be fighting everyday for what your child deserves! It can wear you down, but you still have put those gloves back on and get in the ring.
The tension in the room was palpable. We both came to the table with a chip on our shoulder; You because I was questioning too much and Me because I didn’t like your answers.
The problem is that we come from different sides of the track you and I. You are all about the purse strings, while I am all about the heart strings. You see my son as a burden while I see him as a blessing. You see him as an adult who is a fiscal drain on your limited funds while I see him as my baby boy who is as deserving as the next. You are all about the quantity while I am all about the quality.
You see me as irrational while I see you as un-emotional. You feel I am asking for too much, that my expectations are too lofty. You try to convince…
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