Getting Approval… Medical Grant for Autism Services

  I wanted to come back to this post about our Medical Grant from United Healthcare Children's Foundation.  I started the grant search process almost a year ago.  We applied and were approved in September of 2016 and had a year to spend the $2,000. We didn't need long to spend the money but it … Continue reading Getting Approval… Medical Grant for Autism Services

So you think your child may have autism?

Most parents notice signs or differences in their child around age 2.  The timeline to noticing differences or having concerns about your child's development and getting a diagnosis can  take up to 3 years. So, parents have years of trying to find therapists, work with schools and determine what works for their child. It can … Continue reading So you think your child may have autism?

life as a mother to a son with autism

Dear life, I didn't see this one coming!  But, I laugh and smile.  You see life, you have a way of making things come full circle.  Back in the good `ole days, before kids and husbands; I would spend A LOT of time with some very cool women that are great friends.  They would have … Continue reading life as a mother to a son with autism

Happy Birthday baby Social

My anniversary of giving birth to my baby girl!  The first year is done and gone!  WHOA! I can't believe it; Where is my baby?! Cool things about her birth story: 1. My due date was the same day at her granddad's birthday 10/16. 2. I was induced. 3. I was already having contractions when … Continue reading Happy Birthday baby Social

when mommy needs a time out….

Every so often, mommy needs a time out.  I have to leave the house without children and do something for myself.  This normally happens after several long days or prolonged screaming fits. Mommy time outs are really for everyone's safety! So, Sunday after two days of no afternoon naps and at least 3 hours of … Continue reading when mommy needs a time out….