Self-care

Self-care

You just gotta do what you gotta do
You just gotta do what you gotta do

From the beginning of this school year, I’ve had a story to share. I’ve been waiting for the right time. Now that the school year is complete, it’s a perfect time… My daughter, Ruby, takes classes in taiko. It’s a form of Japanese drumming done with very...

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Self-Care for Parents
Self-Care for Parents

Self-Care for Parents As a parent, there is a lot to juggle. Getting everyone fed, to school, picked up, driven around, fed again, and to sleep… And even more to do if your child has special needs…. To finally have a few moments to ourselves. It’s possible we didn’t...

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Sharing my heart… on my birthday
Sharing my heart… on my birthday

Today’s my birthday! As I reflect on my 48 years on this planet, I want to share what’s in my heart. I’m so grateful for all of my autism parents. My life is so significantly enriched with you in it. You are brave. You are real. You are aware and open-minded....

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Traveling on a Special Diet
Traveling on a Special Diet

Now that summer has arrived, I’d like to share some tips for traveling on a special diet. Traveling with children can be challenging enough.  If you or your child is on a special diet, the idea of taking a trip can make any mother think twice and consider just...

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