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
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!
I learned so much this season. I always knew Jesus was the reason, that’s why we made birthday cupcakes for Jesus each year. Yesterday we improvised and made precut sugar cookies for Jesus and it was all good. I learned that less is more. When you have a child with autism you never know how … More This Christmas
I was completing forms for Sydney and was asked to list her friends. Immediately I wrote down Harrison, he counts right? Then I asked Syd who were her friends and she named kids from the school and the football team🤔. Then I remembered that some of the football players are peer mentors in her class. … More The Awkward Moment When Sydney Wasn’t Included
I think I hold on to everything princess because Disney Princesses was what brought Sydney back to us. Her love of being a Princess and teaching herself how to read Disney Princess books was amazing to see. When she decorated her room with princess decals and Frozen posters, I thought it was cute. She loved … More From Frozen to Paris
They asked me if she was high functioning. I replied, “She has autism.” They asked if she was in the middle of the spectrum. I replied, “She has autism.” It doesn’t matter where she fits on the autism spectrum, autism is autism. When parents are so quick so say, “But my child is high functioning.” … More Autism Is Autism