Im fuming BEWARE...so my husband is going back to school which means I am going to work and money will be tight......but its a good move for us right now...anyhoo....my sister in law asked my husband how we were going to afford to live are we going to live off our "retarded" children.....I repeat I am fuming...I noticed that my last post about her is up on the list again and I just am about to explode....she kept playing it off as a joke when my husband told her that if she had said this to anyone else she probably wouldnt be standing....and I just think of all people who will inevitably call my children this...why would there Aunt? Im furiouse....Ette is not retarded....he has Autism..and sure Emma has Downs Syndrome...but so far she is only 2 months behind her typical peers...we all have high hopes shell be normal IQ...so what is it that made her think that this would be a funny joke....what makes people think that they can say that and it wont be offensive....you know if one of her daughters had said it....and from what I understand she said this in fornt of them....I would have put soap in there mouth...I hate this word...it underminds how hard our kids work....my children work twice as hard and nonstop to learn things that just come naturally to others and there happy to do it....I am extremely proud of my kids....am I over reacting...I dont feel like it....I just feel mad..
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