Please know that I see the worried look on your face when you realize your child and mine are in the same class. I know what you are thinking even if the thought hasn't fully formed in your head....
Two years ago my son was diagnosed with Autism. Unlike most moms, I was happy that we were getting a diagnosis. He struggled for a couple of years in preschool and had the worse Kindergarten year.  Prior to the diagnosis, we received...

Are You A Social Mommy?

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Are your days filled with caring for your little ones? Dishes? Laundry? Cooking? Are the days of going out with friends on a Friday night long gone? As you experience motherhood, do you find the need to connect with...
Have you ever wanted to make a wish and have it come true? What would you wish for, a bedroom makeover, a get-away vacation, or meeting a famous person? For children managing to brave a smile in the face...
  Having a special needs child brings its own set of challenges most never experience. When my son, Samuel, came home from the hospital, going out in public meant my son having a meltdown as we drove the van. So,...
As a pregnant 39-year-old soon-to-be mother, I had no idea of motherhood. I could read books on the subject and still have no inkling what my future as a mother would look like. My focus instead became eating right...
Today started off normal enough - breakfast, feeding horses with my toddler, and watching the new Disney princess. Then we went to have some blood work done. Well, you would think it would be the actual blood drawing process...
It’s ten o’clock in the morning on a Wednesday in the middle of January; a time when children are expected to be in school, sitting upright with pen and paper in hand, having knowledge crammed into their soft, pliable...
So I get it, we aren’t the normal situation. Most people with a 3 year old either have daycare established that can continue through the summer months, or have a stay at home component. We don’t. Our son has...
As a mother, you tend to have a sixth sense about certain things when it comes to your children. When my oldest son, ABC, was just 6 weeks old, he was vomiting violently at every feeding. I researched and...

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Burnout Happens to Moms, Too

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Burnout can sneak up on moms without any warning. I had no idea I was on the verge of burnout. But then I started running...

Yes, Autism Changed Me