Marriage · Motherhood · Parenting

What Being A ‘Special Needs’ Mom Has Taught Me About Just Plain Being A Mom

I was chatting with a younger momma recently who asked me to share some tips and tricks for motherhood. She said she thought our life, and all it’s crazy, might have taught me a few things that she could apply in her life as well (with or without special needs). She’s right. Most of the… Continue reading What Being A ‘Special Needs’ Mom Has Taught Me About Just Plain Being A Mom

Autism · Dyslexia · Grace · Marriage

Motherhood – One Step At A Time

“Mommy, that would be so boring,” he said. “What?” I asked, sighing and thinking he was missing the whole point. “Walking around that big wall, for six days with nothing happening.” I looked down at the children’s bible in his sweet but very dirty hands. “Yes, I guess it would be,” I answered, beginning to… Continue reading Motherhood – One Step At A Time

Autism · Marriage · Parenting

Special Needs Parenting: When Your Husband Doesn’t Get It

“There are times,” I admitted with a sigh. “There are times that I wish I could just give him an injection of autism awareness and education. Like a vaccine. Or a strong dose of IV antibiotics.” My friend smiled sadly. I did too. “I want him to have all the information and know how to… Continue reading Special Needs Parenting: When Your Husband Doesn’t Get It

Autism · Chronic Illness · Church · Grace · Grief · Lupus · Marriage · Parenting · Sensory Processing Disorder · Stepfather

Looking Back on 2015

It is so hard to believe that another year has passed. It’s been a doozy for our family. 2015 brought us five hospital visits, and two additional diagnoses. It brought new pets and aquariums (I really, really don’t want to actually figure out how many. It’s best if I stay in denial). It brought progress… Continue reading Looking Back on 2015

Autism · Family · Guest Post · Marriage

Parenting with Aspergers: A Dad’s Perspective

Please allow me to introduce you to Alex. Not only does his son have an Aspergers Diagnosis, but he does as well (which pretty much makes him an expert all around as far as I’m concerned!). I have had the pleasure of getting to know Alex and his family over the past months, and have… Continue reading Parenting with Aspergers: A Dad’s Perspective

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Can You Hear The Hope? – A podcast about parenting and autism

The radio in my car hasn’t worked in years. My son had a massive meltdown on the side of the road one day¬† and broke the car antenna. (He also dented the bumper, scratched the paint, and drew the attention of a suspicious police officer driving by as he tried to punch me the face.… Continue reading Can You Hear The Hope? – A podcast about parenting and autism