If you are a parent of a child with a disability or a rare disease, you’ve probably heard the poem Welcome to Holland. By the 10th time someone read it or mentioned it to me, I probably rolled my eyes.
I’ve never been much for the schmaltzy and possess a healthy level of cynicism. Plus Welcome to Holland is a bit dated as our views on disability have changed since it was written in 1987.
Nevertheless, I’ve been thinking about Welcome to Holland a lot lately, because it examines an experience I have had many times since our boys were born.Read more on themighty.com