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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Hello again. I know it’s been a while. I haven’t been in the mood to blog recently nor had the time but knew it was important to get one in during Autism Awareness month. Being an autism mom is a BIG part of my identity and I didn’t think it would be right to go all month without blogging once. So, get ready for a transparent post about my experience

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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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So this year, I took both of my sons trick-or-treating to the mall. This was the first year I had ever done this and I was excited yet anxious too. Actually, I was partly dreading it because I didn’t know how Trey, my Autistic son, would act. However, I tried to be open-minded, and hoped that the crowd and noises would not overwhelm him. Trey hates being in enclosed public

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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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