Tag: 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…

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…

Just cleaning tables…

Once there was a man, mid thirties, that had grown up in church.  Through the years, he strayed away from God after losing his wife and child when she went running off with another man and moved his only child, his daughter, out of state.  Now, he could rarely see his daughter because he couldn’t afford to visit her out…

No matter what, kids make us laugh and cry

During the holidays, I feel compassion for a Mom or Dad who has to take their little child along with them as they go shopping!  YIKES!  Quickly, the shopping experience turns “not so much fun” as a child begins running through the store aisles or begins hiding in the clothes racks, etc.  It will make you pull your hair out.…

Sprinkle kindness over here…

As a Mom, do you ever some days just decide to have a party?  A pity party?… Unfortunately, you are the only one who will attend.  In today’s society, there is just so much that will drag us down. We feel uplifted when in the midst of all the chaos, we can hear some inspiring story or act of kindness…

You Kept that? To, You Kept That!

It is amazing how a young child can express themselves so beautifully as they craft an innocent note or a picture onto a notebook page. What do we do with these mis-spelled silly little notes and writings?  Do we just throw them away or do we embrace something beautiful that is to be treasured? I found a note inside my…

Coming soon… Release of my new book

Are you looking for encouragement as you travel alongside someone you love who has autism?  That is what you will find as, together, we uncover some beautiful character qualities that children with autism exhibit everyday.  I want positive and uplifting stories and that is what you will find in each page of my new book.  This is a journey that I…