When Michael was in high school, it was easy to ignore the future. His days were filled with friends and activities, and he was reaching the milestones we dreamed he’d achieve. But then came graduation, and new questions arose.
The day I dropped Michael’s twin sister Margot off at the airport to leave for college, I was so proud. I’ll never forget watching her walk away, beaming with pride. When I returned home, I saw Michael in the same spot on the couch, watching videos on his phone. And I recognized that despite him and his sister being only minutes apart in age, they were miles apart in their quality of life. I knew there had to be a next step for Michael, as well.
Sure, living with me meant Michael was safe and happy, but I didn’t want him stuck in that post-high school mode of life. On that path he […]