• 5 Myths About Autistic Kids & Aggressive Meltdowns Debunked

    When people think about autistic kids, oftentimes they think of a child having an aggressive meltdown. It’s really frustrating as an autistic person and the parent of an autistic child because there are so many misconceptions and myths about autistic kids & aggressive meltdowns. Now, I’m not saying that autistic kids never have aggressive meltdowns… […]

  • Project-Based Hands On History for Homeschoolers

    When I first started homeschooling, and it was just Mr. C and I, some things were a LOT easier. See, he’s just like me. Hand him a book and he’s pretty much golden. But as the kids have gotten older and we’ve added A-Man and Cap’n M to our homeschool, and have Miss S convinced […]

  • What Exactly is Stimming and Why Do Autistics Stim?

    “He’s always done that, and we aren’t really sure why…” “Well, he’s stimming… That’s super common in autistic kids! It’s nothing to worry about at all.” Since my son was about two he would hit his legs or his chest really fast whenever he was excited. It didn’t hurt him (though when he’s REALLY excited […]

  • Neurodiversity Doesn’t Exclude Your Autistic Child… You Do.

    “Neurodiversity excludes ‘severe’ children like my son…” “Neurodiversity is only for ‘high functioning autistics, and it ignores the needs of others…” “You can’t speak for my child because you can’t possibly know what they go through…” This is 100% the most common argument against the neurodiversity movement. That the movement supports the interests of the […]