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Today’s Victory: Pants

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I want to take a second to remind everyone to celebrate the victories. As Autism and Special Needs Parents, we’re all to aware that even the smallest step forward still means forward movement. Focus on those victories, even on the really bad days because it helps to maintain perspective. That… Read more »




How Pets Can Help Children with Autism

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  Image source – https://www.pexels.com/photo/animal-dog-pet-labrador-8700/ They say that a pet is man’s best friend, but they are so much more than this. For a child that has autism, a pet can change their life for the better. There have been numerous reports and studies that have investigated the benefits of… Read more »




I need your help. Please take a second and read this post

I’ve been working to raise awareness for people with Autism and their families for over a decade. I do so by sharing our story in a very open, honest and transparent way. I’ve also been providing a free support forum for families to join and seek comfort, guidance and advice… Read more »




Things are working out this morning

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All signs point to being able to walk at the park today. I’m super excited to be able to do that. It’s freakishly warm out and is perfect for walking. We’ve already finished two of the three appointments we have this morning and are currently waiting for the third to… Read more »




I’m tired of being this way

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I’m going to be quite busy this morning. The boys have to get to school, Gavin has to get his bloodwork done, and Lizze has two appointments to get to. All of this is before lunch time. My goal this week is to get my weightloss and return to wellness… Read more »




I desperately need a nap

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I’m going to be straight with you guys because the only way I can help is to be honest and transparent. With that being said, Gavin’s driving me crazy. He’s requiring more and more effort as time goes on. I know that sounds bad but let me explain.




Feeling guilty because I’m frustrated with my Special Needs son

Today was full of ups and downs. If you know anything about being a special needs parent, you’re likely aware that it’s often a roller-coaster of emotions. Frankly, this is one of the reasons life is so hard because the ride never stops. Elliott and Emmett have been Elliott and… Read more »

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