Category: Parenting

Abusive Thoughts…

One day as I was recently driving, which I do lots with my career, I was thinking about a biography I am editing with my amazing 10th grade English teacher.  Sometimes, I cry as I read chapter after chapter of this powerful story of abuse that my mother endured, but was spared.  I hope you can read her story one…

Goose Flesh…

Now, as many of you know, when having a child with autism who looks at everything and thinks of everything in a very literal way, you just never know what he will say!  The other day my son and I were going to the store to pick up something.  He had on his summer clothes – a tshirt and some…

He wants to rule over your kids “m”…

Do you know what Satan wants to be ruler over in our kids lives; however, we never give it a second thought?  It is something we all see everyday, yet we never think about the power of it.  Power comes when a silent enemy decides to say, “I rule this over you!” It is the MIRROR.   So many times,…

Too many “Never been able to’s” so I light it up blue!

I light it up blue as a reminder of how different my life would be without you There would be less gratefulness as I took more things God did not want me to take for granted– for granted I would have never been able to SEE the world through literal eyes which brings too many smiles to count, too much…

Can children with autism ask Jesus into their heart?

Do you know what every love story has in common?  A beginning…. This is a devotion I am sharing in my new book I am faithfully writing, “Marvel in your Autistic Eyes Devotions- 365 Days to find Encouragement in Autism” Now back to the love story.  The greatest love story of all time is the one we share with Jesus.…

Why do Children with Autism lean toward?…

A motherly figure? ….whether it be a mother, an aunt, a grandmother, a teacher. Unfortunately, as the statistics of autism continue to grow so does something else…sadly, divorce. Women and men are so much different.  Women are horizontal human beings and men are vertical human beings. Think of it like this:  As little girls play on a playground and they…

Hug a little tighter…

Children with autism just seem to hug a little longer and a little tighter because they are not insecure about what other people may say about them… Children with autism just seem to have the most sincere and authentic smile because the smile inside their heart illuminates on their faces… Children with autism will voice honest words that we all…