Autism Mom Support

It’s Time to Stop the Mom Shaming

April has become that time of year when you tend to hear the word "autism" a lot more often than usual. Since April is Autism Awareness month, that shouldn't surprise you at all. I'm sure you have probably heard or read more autism stories on your social media, news stations and even in those conversations … Continue reading It’s Time to Stop the Mom Shaming

Welcome to the Family

I began my blog about 7 years ago. At first it served as a personal journal for me. It was a wonderful way to vent and think out things quietly with no judgement. The more I wrote, the more I began to think about how I could use it as a way to shine a … Continue reading Welcome to the Family

Friendship and Support: An Autism Mom

Look, life is hard enough in this crazy world. If you have one or more children on the spectrum, that world can be even harder. Don’t be afraid to share your stories. Don’t be afraid to ask for help or advice. There are a lot of us out here that are in it. We get you!

Autism and Brotherly Love

"People often misunderstand Autism. So many believe that a part of Autism is not having the regular emotions as you and I. Well, I am here to tell you that they have the same feelings that we do and they feel them STRONGLY...[Taylor] was very sad and anxious about leaving his brother..."

Autism Under the umbrella

Autism: Under the Umbrella

Autism. That word encompasses so much more than you can possibly imagine. While I understand that the diagnosis is absolutely critical in order to receive the assistance and therapy your child needs, it still does not truly describe your child and the diagnosis can leave you feeling more than defeated. For me that included disbelief, … Continue reading Autism: Under the Umbrella

Driving and Autism: When is it time?

Driving and Autism- when is it time? In my last post I talked about Taylor turning sixteen and missing that huge milestone, driving. Today I want to expand on that just a little bit. I have never written anything off when it comes to Taylor, not even driving. Did he start learning how to drive … Continue reading Driving and Autism: When is it time?

Driving, Autism and Sweet 16

As an autism parent, you know that when your child hits a milestone it is a huge cause for celebration. You also know that those milestones are harder to reach and usually don't happen on the same timeline as your friends’ kids do. This was something I struggled with in the early years after Taylor's … Continue reading Driving, Autism and Sweet 16