Look At This Autism

“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

Our Autism Island

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

18 And Over

It is coming. The month of April when I talk more about autism than I usually do. I am not even sure if that is possible. Our family will wear more blue than The Blue Man Group. Living with Autism and watching Sydney make progress is special for our family. Every appointment, tantrum, IEP meeting, … More 18 And Over


You may have noticed my latest hashtag, #belikesyd. I can’t take the credit for creating that. My good friend Katie came over this past weekend. When she was leaving Syd came down to say hi to Auntie Katie. If you haven’t figured it out yet. If you are a friend of mine. My children will … More #BELIKESYD

Our Autism

The road we travel is not for the weary. When you travel this road. There isn’t a map. You can’t use Google maps to give you an alternate route. If you run into traffic, have an accident, hit a pothole, or get a flat tire. AAA isn’t coming baby! Do you see where I am … More Our Autism

It Never Ends

It never seems to end. Just when I think we can blend in with the rest of the world. There is always someone to remind us of autism. Recently, I went through two rough experiences with Sydney. Where I needed to advocate with grace. I think we shocked the world when we showed up for … More It Never Ends