This topic came to me several months ago when I was on Instagram and saw a video on my favorite autism account Living with Lilac. The mom of the autistic daughter, a twin by the name of Lilac, was discussing the difference between an autism and an intellectual disability.
I recently saw the Lost Daughter on Netflix and it brought to my attention the concept of an unnatural mother. The main character described herself as this when having a conversation with another mother who was distraught about something that she had done to her. Without ruining the movie for you, the movie centers around a woman who experiences a lot of trials and tribulations as a young mother dealing with two young daughters.
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of doing my first podcast interview with the Good Ole Boys radio network. It was a very insightful discussion about autism, children’s mental health, and how to build their emotional intelligence and ability to be resilient. I also touched on suicide among this vulnerable population and how to be proactive rather than reactive.
Where were you when things went black with Facebook and Instagram last Monday? I bet you remember, don’t you? And why is that? Because those several hours felt like an eternity. Because we aren’t used to not being glued to our devices scrolling through people’s lives. I include myself in this category too. I had a hard time with not being able to surf social media and read and make posts. But what I realized is how addicted I am to these platforms. To social media, in general.
Today, I was moved to give you a review on the popular Goli ashwagandha gummies. No, this is not a sponsored ad! I am doing this because I wanted to share the noticeable improvement in my autistic son’s hyperactivity since taking this vitamin for 30 days. Now, listen I am that mom who has tried everything
As you well know, my son Trey has autism, which has been an uphill battle since he was a toddler. I think the most challenging times were between the age of 2-6, until he became verbal at age 6. Language gave him the ability to get his needs met and be able to communicate with
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