While driving my daughter to school this morning, I asked her what she would like to include in her letter to Santa.
She told me, "Some new clothes and shoes."
Momentary pause ....
"And a box of gold."
Two children: one full of social graces, charm and a stubborn streak even bigger than her mother's, the other brave, strong and struggling with autism. These are the thoughts of their mother, who is just trying to find some peace.