Nonverbal Facts and Ideas (From a Mother)

Nonverbal Facts and Ideas (From a Mother)

Here we are again, progress made with Antonio, then no progress. I’m not even mad though. We are making progress so much more than ever before. He is meeting goals after goals. He is a master when it comes to fine, gross, and even receptive language. The problem remains the same, how do we get [...]

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Asthma in Toddlers, How To Cope

Asthma in Toddlers, How To Cope

Antonio was diagnosed with asthma about a year ago. We had two-three episodes where he had to be hospitalized for a few days. We had to put him on an inhaler for a long time, and we started to wean him off of it because he was doing better overall and got through some of [...]

Frugal Tips for Halloween

Frugal Tips for Halloween

I don't know about you, but I feel like the whole fall/winter holidays drain my bank account. First Halloween, then Thanksgiving, followed by Christmas; they all happen quick!! Think about how much money we go through during this time; It's exhausting. But I want my son to have the best memories, so I try not [...]

Why Sign Langugage Matters

Why Sign Langugage Matters

It has been a while since I wrote about our autism progress. Quite frankly, I don’t remember where we left off. A lot has changed; we started a new program. This program is fantastic, but at first, I was so bent out of shape and cried. I was scared that it wouldn't work after having [...]

DIY Natural Lip Stain.

DIY Natural Lip Stain.

No one likes the feeling of chapped lips, but it’s an all-too-common phenomenon. Our lips possess the most delicate skin on our faces, so they’re even more sensitive to summer dryness. doTERRA SPA Lip Balms are great for keeping your lips feeling hydrated. With Original, Tropical, and Herbal blends, the doTERRA SPA Lip Balm is [...]

How Sign Language Has Helped Us

How Sign Language Has Helped Us

Since my son has been diagnosed with autism, it has been hard to get through to him. He is nonverbal and has been for most of his life. We have tried everything but end up getting frustrated. Since he joined ABA, we know now that sign language can work; we just have to keep working [...]

The Top Reasons for ABA

The Top Reasons for ABA

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a great tool for autistic kids. It really helps them get the help that they need in order to be successful and learn properly. It covers so many topics, ideas, and curriculum. At first, I was scared of this program because I was still in denial about my child being [...]

My kid isn’t Attached To Me; It’s The Other Way Around

My kid isn’t Attached To Me; It’s The Other Way Around

The problem is that with an autism toddler, I can’t let him do what he wants because he doesn’t understand. I don’t expect people to feel bad for us or treat us any differently. But I know it appears that my son is attached to me because I am watching his every move. When he [...]

Break through for an Autism child

Break through for an Autism child

It seems that everyday we learn or do something new with Antonio’s autism. He is constantly changing. Kids go through changes autistic or not. The question is why and how to deal with them. Sometimes I wonder where he even comes up with these things that he does. However, it makes me happy when there [...]

A Step by Step Guide for Grocery Shopping With an Autism Kid.

A Step by Step Guide for Grocery Shopping With an Autism Kid.

Whether you are just a mom, or a mom of an autism kid, you know that everything matters. They are like sponges and take in everything. You know that the little things do matter and before your little one turned into a toddler you documented everything. Now is not different. Autism kids remember things and [...]