My name is Andrea Haefele, and there is more to what you see.
Can you look beyond my labels?
When we see labels as the sole defining feature of who people are, we dehumanize them. They become ‘the other’, not worthy of our time and not our problem. By doing so, we become the cause of the problem.
This blog is my outlet to share and reimagine myself beyond what people see. I am not ashamed of being the mom, the wife, the teacher and the advocate. My labels make me different. Sharing my voice through this blog is my therapy to help me feel comfortable in my own skin, to reach out to families who live with disabilities, and to create healthy dialogue to see the positive in our differences. I hope I can inspire others to recognize their blind spots and to look beyond the labels.
No one has a claim to the word, normal. I am human. We are human. Wonderfully human. I am #TheMomBehindTheLabel. Welcome to my blog.
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