• 3 Simple Reasons to Use Identity Language For Autistics

    (Inside: Check out these 3 simple reasons to use identity language when referring to the autistic community, from an autistic mom of an autistic kiddo!) As a mom of two disabled children, I was shocked to find that there is so much controversy over what exactly we say. I’m not talking about the basics, like not […]

  • My Son Won’t Be Playing Pokemon Go Anymore

    When Pokemon Go came out, I’ll be the first to admit I thought the craze was a little ridiculous. But really, what was the harm? Kids were out walking around instead of spending all of their time inside. It felt like the entire community was out in parks when the game first started. It wasn’t […]

  • 3 Vital Reasons All Autistic Kids Need Sensory Activities & Sensory Play

    (Inside: You’ve got to check out these 3 vital reasons all autistic kids need sensory activities. Adding sensory play to an autistic child’s day is life-changing!) “Have you tried sensory activities?” It was a simple question, but when my son’s OT asked I got nervous… See, to me, sensory = messy. The absolute last thing I want […]

  • Simple 3-Step After-School Routine to Avoid After-School Meltdowns

    (Inside: With this simple 3-step after-school routine you can avoid the after-school meltdowns so that you can actually enjoy the time with your kids after school!) You get in the car to come home from school and you’ve barely shut the car door before it happens. That one is screaming about the other one touching them. […]

  • 5 Calming Strategies for Autism Meltdowns

    (Inside: With these 5 calming strategies for autism meltdowns that actually work, you’ll be able to calm your child during their meltdown so much faster!) Autism meltdowns are hands-down one of the most difficult parts of parenting an autistic child. (They’re also one of the most difficult parts of being an autistic person) So it’s no […]