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Welcome to Holland

A friend of ours passed on this inspiring poem by Emily Perl Kingsley circa 1987. It’s called “Welcome to Holland” and chronicles the journey of a parent raising a child with a disability.

Now I won’t lie, this one can be a bit of a tear jerker so be ready for it, but it ends on a positive and upbeat note. Great reminder to not dwell on the negatives. It’s also applicable to most any adversity in life in my opinion.

Stick with it, I think you’ll be glad you did…

Here’s the full text.