Today autism families are preparing for a family gathering. Some families are autism pro’s and will navigate with humor and wine. Some families are newbies that will drive in separate cars and won’t know how to respond to the twenty questions about their child that has autism. Then there are some families that won’t venture … More Thanksgiving Dinner With A Side of Autism
Before we could eat dinner we went around the table to tell what we were thankful for, this wasn’t even Thanksgiving Day, this was every time that we had dinner. In the beginning Harrison was long winded and Sydney would scream and just start eating. I was determined to continue our tradition going and we … More Giving Thanks
Yesterday my friend Cindy shared a post about the frustration all mothers deal with and that is laundry. I don’t think empty laundry baskets exist, unless you just bought one from Target, or it is empty because you just put all of the clothes in the washing machine. It is good to know we are … More Did You Notice A Trend?
I thought my Bye Felecia bell was the best, that was until I got my badass button. The badass talking button has five phrases for your pleasure. “You are a badass!” “Feed fear a suck-it sandwich!” “Do what you love.” “You create your reality.” “You can dooo eeet!” Just imagine pushing the badass button before … More Hit the Badass Button
This wasn’t planned at all it was cold and windy outside. Harrison’s shirt had a stain on the front and Syd was wearing the same denim jacket from last year’s Christmas card photo card. It didn’t matter because I saw an opportunity and I took it. Any other time I would have been upset that … More Jump Out Of The Car And Pose For The Camera
Once a month I’ve started scheduling “me time”. As much as I would love to schedule time with friends, some months I celebrate “me time” all by myself. My “me time” activity also has to fit into my budget. In August I signed up for a sled workshop. I completely forgot about it until the … More Let It Snow
Sydney loves all holidays and her joy being surrounded by family isn’t something that we always experienced. Today she’s counting down to a bonfire at Uncle Jake’s house tonight, maybe that’s why she got all fancy this morning. Each year I say I’m not going to stress about the holidays and I’ve gotten better. Yes, … More Tis the Season