Crimson Tuttle

Crimson is a full-time stay at home momma of, three daughters on the autism spectrum (ages 6, 8, and 14) as well as a two-year-old toddler boy. She grew up in Maryland and later moved to Alabama with her husband, Shawn, before moving to Tampa Bay. Crimson is an avid Autism awareness and acceptance advocate. She writes a personal blog about her unique blended family “All the Pieces of My Heart” ( and in her spare time, you can find Crimson crafting, at local beaches, or finding new and interesting local family hotspots to visit.
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It’s Autism Acceptance Month – A Few Interesting Facts!

By now, unless you are hiding under a cool, shaded rock, you probably already know that April is Autism Awareness Acceptance Month. And you may already know that Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disorder...

Having a Big Family and Special Needs Children?

When I first met my husband, way back in high school, never, ever, did I once think that we would have a family with multiple special needs children together.  Nor did I think as...

Gasparilla Fun Celebrating Our Favorite Little Pirates at Home

 It's Gasparilla time here in Tampa Bay -- and you know what that means, right? Pirate Invasions, everywhere you look, arghhh, matey! All the parades and celebrations are loads of fun to attend (and personally,...

Celebrating New Year’s Eve with Kids

Traditionally, New Year's Eve celebrations are reserved for adults only -- the champagne toasts and midnight hour festivities alone make it off-limits for the kiddos. However, there are plenty of stress-free and budget-friendly ways...

How I Celebrate My American Indian Heritage

American Indian Heritage Month Among all the celebrations occurring in November, did you also know that it is also American Indian Heritage Month? November was declared to be American Indian Heritage Month in 199o by...

This Year is a Very Special Veteran’s Day, Indeed

"During National Veterans and Military Families Month, we salute the brave and dedicated patriots who have worn the uniform of the United States, and we celebrate the extraordinary families military families whose selfless sacrifice...

How a New Florida Momma Navigates Free VPK, It’s Quick and Easy

A few short years ago in 2015, my family of five, soon to be six moved from Southern Alabama to the Tampa Bay Area. My three girls are all on the autism spectrum. I...