“Sydney doesn’t have that kind of autism like my nephew.” What kind of autism is this?” “Well, we’re originally from Detroit, Michigan and ain’t no party like a Detroit party because a Detroit party don’t stop.” Yes, someone actually made that comment to me and yes that’s how I responded because advocating and spreading awareness … More Look At This Autism
Sydney told me she needed a cellphone yesterday. I think she saw all of the other cheerleaders with their phones and she wanted one too. I told her we could talk about it at our next family meeting. Walking into the high school yesterday for her competition she reminded me of Steph Curry walking into … More When Dreams Come True
I thought ten people would come to my book signing event and three of them would be my family members. When I noticed almost 40 people waiting for me to speak I needed a moment to talk to Jesus. Earlier I prayed about having a successful day, did my best to spread the word, bought … More Press On Nails and Book Signing Fun
I admit I wished we lived on an autism island. We would be surrounded by autism friendly everything. We would have other autism families that get it, and schools that provide programs, therapy all under one roof. We would have accessible playgrounds, changing tables in public restrooms and a hospital with all of the specialists … More Our Autism Island
I didn’t give up I just took a time out. I still wanted Syd’s doctor to tell me what to do, but I had to make a decision. There will always be appointments, autism, seizures and decisions to make. Will I always get it right? I’m not sure but I won’t stop praying and taking … More Time To Put My Cape Back On Today
Maybe I shouldn’t have kept the appointments for Sydney at the hospital yesterday. I had my journals of data that I collected and I was ready to present my case. I know I don’t talk about her epilepsy much, but it’s a major part of her life as well. I drove through a rainstorm in … More Sorry Doc, I Can’t Answer I’m Not Wearing My Wonder Woman Cape Today
2018 was a great year. Harrison, Sydney and I achieved many goals. The goals may seem minor to you but they are huge victories for our family. Harrison’s 16th Birthday was the best celebrating back home in Michigan and enjoying a game at The Big House. That day was exciting and memorable. We went to … More Oh, What A Year!