• Think This Not That Diagnosis Shifts for Parent-Advocates

    Dread. Fear. Panic. Sadness. Overwhelm. These are all feelings that can flood a parent the second they get their child’s autism diagnosis. And that isn’t helped by the doctors pouring into the doom and gloom narrative and making parents even more terrified for their Autistic child’s future. But it doesn’t have to be that way. […]

  • 3 Reasons Autistic Kids Are So Rigid

    Two Words: Autistic. Rigidity. My clients in the Embracing Autism Accelerator program are always looking for new strategies to manage their Autistic child’s rigidity. And if you’re parenting an Autistic child, I’m sure you can relate! See, it isn’t a secret that Autistic children tend to be extremely rigid, whether that looks like… always sitting […]

  • Are You in Eggshell City? Here’s Your Next Step…

    Walking on eggshells in your own home just to keep everything perfect for your Autistic child and avoid meltdowns or outbursts? Oh friend, how I have been there! That’s what I call “Eggshell City”, and I was a resident for YEARS. And let me tell you… As a parent with six kids, it gets really […]

  • 3 New Year’s Goals for Parents of Autistic Children

    It’s finally January, and people everywhere are thinking about setting resolutions and goals for the new year. While most New Year’s Resolutions fail, I do think it’s important to take some time to set intentions for the new year. So I want to share three important New Year’s goals for parents of Autistic children that […]

  • 3 Steps to Deal With Judgy Family During the Holidays

    Holidays tend to be FULL of judgy family members who are all too happy to point out that your Autistic child only eats bread and crackers at holiday dinners or they never give hugs to Great Aunt Sally. It’s basically the worst. So in this post, I’ll be sharing 3 solid steps to deal with […]