To Teach Or Not To Teach

If you asked me last year if I was returning to teaching I wasn’t sure of my answer at the time. This time last year I wasn’t sure if Harrison, Sydney and I would still be living in Delaware. My passion to be an autism advocate, and work with special needs families is a full … More To Teach Or Not To Teach

Motherhood

Mother’s Day is a reminder that I’m the mama and the daddy. It’s a reminder that I prayed four years to get pregnant and God was making sure that I was really ready for motherhood. My motherhood journey took twists, turns, bumps, hills and valleys, but eventually I saw a light at the end of … More Motherhood

The Wedding Blog

Here’s the follow up to my plus one dilemma. I decided to attend the wedding in Pennsylvania solo and I am so glad that I did. First of all I love weddings and I always cry when I attend a wedding. I had the chance to see two special friends get married and I cried … More The Wedding Blog

This Is Autism

They say weeping maybe endure for a night but joy comes in the morning. This was autism in our home last night. We had an amazing week, and a busy week. We did more this week than we have done in six months. I should have known I pushed her to her limits, but she … More This Is Autism

The Do’s and Don’ts of Special Needs Parenting

Special needs parents I see you! I see the pain in your eyes because I’ve been there and some days I’m still where you are now. Here are some things that I don’t want you to do. Don’t apologize for your child’s disability. Don’t feel sorry for your child. Don’t push people away. Don’t hide … More The Do’s and Don’ts of Special Needs Parenting

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