My Story: A Single Mom While Raising An Autistic Child

My Story: A Single Mom While Raising An Autistic Child

I never thought divorce was in my future. I never did. Here I am now. However, I realize I have been taking care of my son now for quite some time, so it doesn’t feel any different. The only aspect out of the ordinary is that we aren’t living together, and I don’t have the [...]

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The Best Autism Parenting Books

The Best Autism Parenting Books

Being a parent is no easy job, especially when you have an autistic kid. I really enjoy reading the different books that are about autism parenting books. These are all fantastic books that will help you develop a better relationship with your child. Positive Parenting for Autism: Powerful Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Challenges [...]

The Best Victory Yet – Autism Parenting

The Best Victory Yet – Autism Parenting

I am going to GET REAL honest here. Parenting is hard; you have heard me say this time and time again. There were times when I doubted myself. There were times I laid on the bathroom floor and cried and begged God to help me. Life has thrown curve balls at me for some time [...]

Get Motivated and Take Care of You

Get Motivated and Take Care of You

You know the gyms are packed, everyone is trying to become a better fitness person this year.  Everyone is trying to eat better. I am part of this group... but I began a little before the year started. I am dedicated and will do this for me. We all need to have a bit more [...]

Autism Truths – Getting an Independent Child

Autism Truths – Getting an Independent Child

When I first found out my son was autistic, I felt like I sheltered him. Even like I found excuses for him not to do something. I doubted myself and my son. I kept coming up with excuses for why I couldn’t communicate with him. Once my son started to interact and listen, I felt [...]

12 of The Best Gluten-Free Foods

12 of The Best Gluten-Free Foods

Since going gluten-free, we have lost weight and haven’t felt so down. I don’t really know how to describe it, but we don’t feel so consumed. We don't eat as much because when you give your body what it needs, you feel better. Like, you eat sugar, you are going to want more. I haven’t [...]

Tips to Help Your Autistic Child Survive the Holidays

Tips to Help Your Autistic Child Survive the Holidays

Parties are always a hard time for an autistic child. I know my son gets overwhelmed for festivities or in large groups. He will start to stim and be “in his world.” Plus, he will not interact with anyone, and people wonder what is wrong with him or why he doesn't say “hi” to them. [...]

Autism: Positive Parenting Makes the Difference

Autism: Positive Parenting Makes the Difference

Life has a tendency to throw a lot at us. We all are going through some obstacle at one point or another and manage to pull it all together. I see this more and more everyday. When my son was diagnosed with autism, I felt lost and sorry for us. I wanted people to feel [...]

Parenting is Scary and it Doesn’t Get Easier

Parenting is Scary and it Doesn’t Get Easier

They say having a kid changes your whole life and we can never prepare for parenthood. We can raise our kids to be the best or the smartest, but the truth is that once they grow up, they are out of our hands. My son is only three years old, but I worry about everything. [...]

Mom Thoughts About a Nonverbal Child

Mom Thoughts About a Nonverbal Child

I wonder all the time, literally all the time, if talking will make it all better?? By that I mean would life be "easier?" Would speaking make our bond even stronger? Would we have better communication? I ponder so many things all day. I wish that I had the answers and the easy way out, [...]