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
I didn’t have an agent or a publisher and I wanted to give up many times. This weekend as I was reading the proof, I was tempted to put the book on hold and finish my second book on autism. Is the cover okay? Will they get my humor? Did I share too much? Will … More My Fear As An Author
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 love Harrison and Sydney with all of my heart. I will give my life for them if I had to do that. Each of my children have a special place in my heart for different reasons. We are family. Harrison is just like any other teenager. He sleeps late. Eats all of the food … More But What If It Was Sydney’s IPad?