Four Things No one Warns An Autistic Parent About 

Four Things No one Warns An Autistic Parent About 

Being an autistic mother has had some challenges, all of which I had to learn and problem solve.  It is after all whats parenting is all about. No one can tell you exactly what you are going to go through, or the right things. I would not ever change this challenge that I was given.  [...]

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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 [...]

The Best Sensory Autism Items

The Best Sensory Autism Items

Ever since Antonio has been diagnosed with autism I am always on the lookout for awesome products and ideas. As time goes on I keep learning more and more about him and autism. What I have learned about Antonio is that he loves sensory and needs more of it. He loves getting pressure applied on [...]

Ways to Embrace Your Parenting Style

Ways to Embrace Your Parenting Style

Author: Jessica Halverson “If you don't embrace who you are and accept who you are, you won't be able to live a happy life.” ~ Ciara This quote speaks to me on many levels. It especially rings true in parenthood. If you embrace who you are as a parent and accept that as the truest [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]