Category: Inspirational Posts

To Whom This May Concern: I Am In My Lane

I shared my recent interview with ABC News on the topic of wearing masks, and there have been some requests from within the autism community that I stay in my lane. It’s been suggested that I just focus on autism related things because that’s why people follow me. I thought a To Whom This May …

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#COVID19 requires new routines for my #autistic kids

I’m making some progress in the creating a new routine department and I’m pretty proud of myself. Actually, I’m proud of my kids as well because they’re slowly adjusting. We’re on day 143 or 144 of COVID19 lockdown and yes, it’s a lockdown. We have been to the park a handful of times and spend …

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If my sensory sensitive kids with #Autism can wear a mask, WTF is your excuse?

I know I’m not writing nearly as often as I normally do and the truth is, depression is really kicking my ass. I’m still functional but definitely struggling. As of today, we’ve been on lockdown for 98 straight days. As you can probably imagine, it’s running a bit long in the tooth at this point. …

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The biggest challenges I face with my #autistic kids on #COVID19 lockdown

I’ve been talking to some fantastic experts on my podcast recently. My goal is to help parents better help their kids navigate the COVID19 lockdown. The feedback thus far has been very positive and I have more interviews coming. One of the most common things that everyone is saying is essential, especially in regards to …

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No Regrets: Trading One Dream For Another

I wanted to share something that happened recently. There’s so much going on that sorta drowns out moments like these. The other day, Elliott was digging through some drawers and he found a very special piece of my past. I don’t talk about it much because it doesn’t really matter anymore and truthfully, it sometimes …

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My kids deserve the best version of me

If I rated my sleep last night on a scale of 1 to 10, it would probably be a 4. I’ve had better but I’ve also had worse. I didn’t get to bed until well after midnight and that is something I’m trying very hard to correct because I need to take better care of …

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