Because Halloween And Autism Can Be Scary

Oh my goodness, Halloween is almost here. And, like every year, I am anticipating it with a certain amount of excitement, and a certain amount of anxiety. If you don't have a child on the spectrum or with sensory processing issues, you may think my anxiety is about homemade costumes or sweet decorations. If you do have a child like mine, you know exactly...Read More

I Was In The Air On September 11, 2001

I was in the air when it happened. Working as a director of training and development for a large company meant frequent travel. Every Tuesday morning, I boarded a 6:00 AM flight for either San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston or New York, and flew to meet with and train various executives. September 11, 2001 was no different. I boarded my flight from Seattle to...Read More

3d Summer Fun (Without Screens!)

Please know, although I  was compensated for my time reviewing this product and hosting the giveaway, the opinions expressed within are 100% my own. Thank you for your continued support of my family! Summer and I have an on again, off again relationship. I love the slower pace. I love the night swims. I love the idea that we can do whatever we want for...Read More

Siblings and Special Needs

We spend a lot of time on my oldest son, around here. We spend a lot of time talking – trying to help him calm down, help him socially navigate tough situations, discussing his topic of interest. We spend a lot of time worrying – if he can handle tomorrow’s play date with the weather so hot, if he will sleep tonight or be up...Read More