Autism Unboxed; Navigating Myths and Discovering Truths
Unfortunately, these stereotypes often support the stigmas, misunderstandings, and even get in the way of our children's access to the support and opportunities they need and deserve.
Navigating Motherhood with Unshakeable Faith
It's a scenario many of us have faced, myself included.
Once Upon a Time in a World that Often Felt Like Uncharted Territory
These women were united by a common thread – raising autistic children. The weight of their parenting journey is undeniably heavier than those families untouched by autism.
Navigating the Medication Merry-Go-Round
It is a familiar ride that many parents in similar situations can relate to.
Learning Never Ends; Beyond My Expectations
For the first time, my son Jordan traveled to Florida . . .
Closet Chronicles; Sorting Through Autism
Now, rewind the clock a bit, and you'd find a stark contrast – there was a time when his room resembled a tornado aftermath, with clothes and shoes scattered like confetti. . .
It's been almost 8 years since that day he chose us.
It wasn't supposed to happen that way, not so soon anyway. But life has a way of throwing curve balls sometimes.
I am very familiar with them.
I sure am glad I embraced the uncertainty and took a chance.
Siblings. One is autistic, one isn't.
From Darkness to Light
This isn’t something new for me, I’ve done it many times through the years.
But tonight is different, I am calm and at peace and I am overwhelmed with gratitude and a sense of accomplishment.
Who Am I Without Him?
Anxiety, Adventure and Airplanes; Countdown to Takeoff
For families like ours, living alongside autism, each step of the way is filled with unexpected turns and profound moments, but perhaps, none more remarkable than ....
The Unseen Struggle: Navigating the Fear of Judgment
I want to talk about the unseen struggle that we face as parents raising children on the spectrum and that is navigating the fear of judgment. It's a tough one to hurdle and it takes time and experience along the way.
Yes, he is 27. He loves his Sammy the Sloth! The stuffed sloth, gnome, and countless books that aren't designed for a young man his age that inhabits his bedroom often raise questions, but for ...
A Trip to the Dentist
I Cried Today In My Car
Family Dinner at a Restaurant
It's Not Your Fault
The Year was 2001. D-Day
Navigating the Calm After the Storm
Let's talk about those moments when everything seems to spiral out of control - the meltdowns, the chaos, and the whirlwind of emotions that come crashing down on both our children and ourselves.
As parents of autistic children, we understand that these moments can be overwhelming, but they also hold invaluable lessons.
Embracing Midday Dreams
I Learned Invaluable Lessons
I've spent a lot of time recently reflecting on our journey living alongside autism. The road has been far from easy, but through the challenges, I learned some invaluable lessons.
This is my son Jordan. He is 27 and on the autism spectrum. I am his guardian and full-time caregiver.
Parenting an Autistic Child When They're Big
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