Category: Inspirational Posts



How Can Someone Help Your #Autism Family?

It would be really helpful if you could share some ways that someone could help your family. This is a great way to put ideas out there and it’s also good practice for those of us who struggle when it comes to asking for help. 



Why it’s okay to feel frustrated with your #Autistic or #SpecialNeeds child

One of the things that are difficult in my life as a special needs Dad is coming to terms with my own humanity. What I mean by that is accepting my limitations as a parent, embracing my emotions and not beating myself up for getting frustrated with my kids. There… Read more »



How do you prioritize anything when everything is a priority?

As an Autism and Special Needs parent, I’ve found it very difficult is prioritize things. In a more typical situation, I would be able to decide what’s important and what can be put in hold or brushed aside. Unfortunately, in my life, it’s not that simple. Everyone in my house… Read more »



Hey #Autism parents, you’re allowed to have bad days

As an Autism parent, one of the things I’ve learned is the importance of being positive. Autism parenting can often be stressful and filled with challenge. It’s easy to get caught up in all the stress and lose sight of all the amazing bits and pieces that can go along… Read more »



Broken Plates

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The truth about Autism and Special Needs Parenting.



I’m feeling utterly defeated and desperately needing to catch a break

I’m feeling incredibly defeated today and there’s a number of legitimate reasons for that. It’s important to put things into context so here’s a but of background. Life is tough for my family on a good day. Including myself, there are five people in my immediate family, and four have… Read more »