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 have fond memories of going through the Sears and the JC Penney catalog when I was younger. I would circle the toys that I wanted, and fold the top of the pages back so I could quickly show mommy and daddy the gifts I wanted. As I got older I would still search the … More Mama’s Don’t Make Christmas Lists
I love traditions and I hope my children will continue their own family traditions when they are older. I’m sure I get on their nerves with my holiday traditions but they always get excited during the holiday season. We always like to give back to the community. I don’t want them to see that as … More 5 Family Holiday Traditions
It might be the fact that I am turning 46 in February. Or it might be the fact that as I get older. I realize that little things make me smile. Our family does a gift exchange every year for Christmas. After the gift exchange mommy gave Harrison and Sydney two gifts to give me. … More Aluminum Foil and Ziploc Bags
I am often asked what are some great gift ideas for children with autism. So, I decided to share a couple of gift ideas that children and adults with autism would love anytime of the year. Weighted Blanket – These blankets provide sensory comfort and help to relieve stress. The weighted blanket and pressure is … More Autism Christmas Gifts
I am very excited to host our 3rd Annual Family Christmas party next weekend. It makes me a little homesick and reminds me of Michigan. We hosted every holiday at our home. It just made it easier for Sydney to be included. As I prepare and clean up the house. Instantly, I started thinking that … More All I Want For Christmas
I would buy three newspapers, new highlighters and post it notes. I was ready to search the Black Friday ads. It was a tradition my girlfriends Petra, Hatty and I did every year in Michigan. If sissy was in town. We would drag her shopping too. It was my only day away from the kids. … More Family Or The Early Bird Sale?