Author's posts

How to Make Your Home More Autism Friendly

Anyone who has children with autism knows how stressful and challenging it can be sometimes. You also know how rewarding it can be too. A child with autism can be far more sensitive than other children, and they need extra care and attention to avoid sensory overload. To ensure that they feel safe and secure …

Continue reading

Career Advice for Carers

Whether the care you provide is for older people or specific care such as autism and other special and additional needs care, if you are a stay-at-home care provider, any career-specific advice will be essential for your career development.  Care work is one of the most difficult career options or sectors to navigate and has …

Continue reading

Never give up and here’s why

I wanted to share something with all of you, and while I won’t go into the nitty gritty details, I do feel the message is important. Anyone who has read this blog over the last 12 years, knows that my life has been a roller coaster of ups and downs. Raising kids with extra needs …

Continue reading

We meet again Akron Children’s

My day is off to a great start. I slept through the night and woke up feeling energized. I bought donuts last night to surprise the kids this morning. I have a relatively busy morning in front of me but I know I totally got this. Elliott got off to school without a problem, although …

Continue reading

Consider me a believer

I woke up this morning and was feeling stressed out and overwhelmed. Work can be stressful sometimes, for a number of reasons. I’m rebuilding and growing, all at the same time. I’m one person doing the job of multiple people and that can be difficult. Something new I’ve gotten into recently is positive affirmations. This …

Continue reading

I went back to therapy today and I’m glad I did

I took a couple months off from therapy but decided to go back today. Therapy is an amazing thing that I didn’t always embrace for myself. Over the past few years, however, I’ve been hitting therapy pretty hard and it’s paid off. I’ve always believed in therapy but never made the time for myself. I …

Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: