Secure Your Family’s Finances With a Job For the Future

This is a contributed post and therefore does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of this blog or its author.    It’s not easy to manage your family’s finances. There are always bills to pay, it seems like there’s always a surprise expense just waiting around the corner, and while… Read more »







The heartbreaking reality of how trauma has seriously impacted one of my kids with #Autism

I’ve been meaning to write this but the idea of doing so has been too overwhelming. There are a number of reasons for that but the main one is that I’m struggling with my own depression at this point and many things have me overwhelmed. I’m going to try and… Read more »







A major update on the mass in Gavin’s forearm

Real quick, I wanted to share a bit of good news. We heard back from the doctor today in regards to the mass in his forearm. The doctor sent us a message via My Chart and explained the results of the ultrasound. She said it appears that the mass consists… Read more »







#Selfcare is a journey but it’s worth the effort

I know it’s not Wednesday but I forgot to share this because of all that has gone on this week.. Truthfully, I forget to share on most Wednesdays. ☺ Anyway, as you know, I’ve been working on weight loss this year. I had unfortunately, reached 340 lbs during the early… Read more »







I feel like I’m drowning

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I’m not in the best place tonight. Everything that’s going on around me is slowly but surely wearing me down and burning me out. Life can be difficult to cope with sometimes and depression doesn’t help matters at all. I can get stuck in a cycle of repetitive thinking and… Read more »







An example of how repetition helps Gavin learn or maintain skills

It’s been a difficult day because Gavin is definitely struggling but it’s sort of a mixed bag. I’ll give you an example. I mentioned to him last night that he needs to shave because if he’s going to grow facial hair, he needs to maintain it. His goatee comes in… Read more »







Gavin’s been freaking out all morning

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We have nothing on the schedule for today, aside from the activities that happen every Friday. The kids have school, and Gavin has his IVIG Infusion. Everyone is dragging this morning cause it’s been a very emotionally dragging week. Gavin’s already caused some unnecessary stress. He was washing some dishes… Read more »


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