Curious about the name Lost In Holland
Nope, that's not where we live. Literally, at least. But figuratively?  Holland has been used as a metaphor for life when parenting a child with special needs.

 Decades ago Emily Perl Kingsley's penned a now famous essay entitled Welcome To Holland.  She describes what it is like to be the mother to a child with special needs, relating it to the experience of packing for a trip to Italy but ending up in Holland. Though you are initially confused and upset, you learn to love this new land. 

But I'm still navigating Holland and as familiar as its become, it's still a foreign land where I sometimes feel quite lost. 

You can read MY take on this essay HERE to further understand the title of this blog.

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