Seeing The Beauty In Autism

Beauty may not be a word people use when talking about Autism. Living with a child on the spectrum can be challenging at times. Our lives are like the best roller coaster, full of hills and twists and turns, excitement one minute and terrified the next. Finding and seeing the beauty in Autism can be […]

Siblings and Autism

I’m sitting here on the couch, with my favorite chocolate-brown blanket and my laptop. I’ve been thinking about this post off and on for days….I was hoping to sit here and share my wisdom on parenting the siblings of a child with Autism, but , I don’t want to come across as a guru because I […]

Occupational Therapy Changed Our Life

I’ll admit that I was a little hesitant when our spectrum doctor recommended occupational therapy. After consulting Dr Google on the subject, I wondered what could OT do that I wasn’t already doing? My kid wasn’t wandering off or having major meltdowns in public. I actually thought my concerns were so small that the therapist […]

Process For Getting An Autism Diagnosis

If you’ve been a regular reader of my blog then you know that Autism was never on my radar. I knew something was going on with my oldest but I wasn’t exactly sure what it could be, and that is what prompted me to seek out a diagnosis. I’m speaking from the point of view […]

Weighted Creations: Weighted Blankets – Winner Announced!

If you are the parent of a child or children with Sensory Processing Disorder, then what I’m about to say will sound very familiar. All four of us have some sort of Sensory Challenges. Clothes need to be 100% cotton or made from soft, satiny materials. All three of my children are super sensitive to […]