Last week I had it out at the playground; I had enough and I don't care if I came across like a Karen! I took the playground back! The neighborhood playground was locked for over two months from Covid-19. When it opened back up my kids were so excited. We went a few times when … Continue reading I took the playground back!
to a parent with a child who has autism As a parent of a child who has autism, let me give everyone a few tips on what not to say. As parents, we live in a unique world surrounded by really amazing people and our child. The way we live and the choices we … Continue reading 5 things to never say…
I'm so excited to announce that I will be blogging for The Real Deal of Parenting. I have followed this blog and its author Regan Long for years. She has great articles and parenting perspectives. I love her writing with its honest truth and humor. Follow the Real Deal of Parenting on Facebook and IG … Continue reading Announcement for The Real Deal of Parenting
Happy Valentine's Day I was about to write my son’s teacher a note for Valentine’s day and send it to her. Then I realized that I have taken on a role in my life to be open about our journey so, I’ve decided to share what I have to say to my son’s teacher with … Continue reading To My Son’s Teacher on Valentine’s Day
I had such a great time meeting and talking with the hosts and staff at the Morning Blend. Huge thanks to the amazing publisher, Tara Richter for everything she has done to help me share my message of hope to others. Morning Blend Ruthfulness clip
Happy Anniversary to language! A year ago, my 5 year old (soon to turn 6) became verbal! It's been a year since we've seen a huge jump in language and speech. I remember the days of one sound/syllable and so much quiet time from him. I remember the blank looks on his face and the … Continue reading October is the month my son became verbal
As we prepare for back to school in August. We need to start thinking about how we want this school year to go in comparison to the previous or the multiple years prior. Each year, whether in public or private school, students have a new teacher and often an entire new team of teachers. The … Continue reading Back to School: establish an effective team for your special needs child
Does it get any easier raising and fighting for a child that has special needs? From my veteran fighting moms....please tell me it does! In my recent experience this school year, shifting from public to private, I would say that it is not easier; it is different. Ways it changed: no more IEP meetings no … Continue reading Moms, does it get any easier?
Happy Mother's Day to all those mom's who advocate for their children! Keep going, keep fighting and be proud of the mom you have become. We need you and your family needs you to keep working for a better life for your child and all the children and families that will come after you. The … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day