Being in therapy was one of the best gifts I could give myself. I mean I waited twenty years to do it (once during the pandemic and once after it) and I gained so much awareness from it. It was very hard for me to admit that I had a problem. Very difficult to come to terms with that I needed professional help. Especially since I am a therapist. Therapists

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I want to have a conversation. Not just talking about self-care because been there, done that. What I wanted to discuss was that moms with special needs kids ensure that they pay special attention to their mental health so that they are pouring into themselves as much as they are pouring into their kids. However, this is a difficult balance when you are a special needs mom. A special needs

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So, in Part One of My Life As An Autism Mom, I talked about the challenges of being an autism mom and what that journey has taught me. I felt I needed to do a part two so I can further discuss what I am still learning on my journey being a parent to an autistic child. Autistic folks take things very literally. Like when I want Trey to speak

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This fellow autism mom and Instagram friend is someone I met through social media when I was advertising my book on a neighborhood website, Nextdoor. She was interested in purchasing my first book, Trey the Chef, to build her son’s book collection. She was so gracious and sweet that we quickly built a friendship and stayed in touch. She has supported me with my business in ways some of my

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Recently, I caught up with illest autist, who is a behavior interventionist, consultant, and creator of his own method of autistic engagement. He is from Canada and has trained the government of Canada so that their citizens can have autism supports funded by the government. He is the author, artist, and musician. He has Autism but his Autism does not define him. He has found a way to use his

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