• 5 Crucial Steps to Handle People Judging Your Autistic Child

    Whispers. Stares. Eye rolls. We’ve all been there… Aisle four of Target, Autistic child having a meltdown, strangers staring and making not-so-quiet assessments of your parenting or saying something about “kids in their day”. You are just trying to help your child through their hard time, and it would be so much easier without the […]

  • How Do You Know if It’s Autism or Just Behavior?

    What is autism? And what is just behavior?  How do I know where the line is between accepting my autistic child as they are, while not letting them do whatever they want just because they’re autistic? Where exactly is the line between the behavior that kids do—because spoiler alert kids misbehave—and the behavior that’s directly […]

  • 3 Reasons to Choose Literature-Based Science Curriculum

    Since I was a kid, reading was my favorite. I loved novels and read nearly anything I could get my hands on. But what I really loved about reading is that once I could read, I could learn anything. So it wasn’t a shock to me when my oldest, who is so much like me, […]

  • A Simple Daily Journal Routine to Get Through Rough Days

    (Inside: Even if you HATE journaling or think it’s “woo”, this simple daily journal routine will help you get through rough days and stay focused on your goals.) Start a journal? Puh-lease. Like I’m a 9-year-old little girl who needs to write about how Becca the bully is tormenting me and Jake is soooooo cute […]