Category Archives: Inspiration & Laughter

Autism is… Bubble Baths and Weighted Blankets

Autism is… Bubble Baths and Weighted Blankets

Autism is sensory issues and meltdowns. It’s the colors pink and purple, all things princess, and brown hair with gold and red highlights—which can never be curly enough. It’s spinning and rocking with abandon, laughing at inappropriate times, expression through art. Buckets of “real artist markers,” sketchbooks, doodles on every available scrap of paper, leaving me…Continue Reading

Gender Equality Month in March

Gender Equality Month in March

March is Gender Equality Month. While it is something we try to think about all year in my house, the month gives us a reminder to stop and focus on the history that we take for granted and the challenges still ahead of us. I think by now we all know that gender is a…Continue Reading

What Do You Say When a Miracle Turns 10?

What Do You Say When a Miracle Turns 10?

The happiness I have in my heart can hardly be given life with mere words. My oldest son, the one who has set us out on a journey that has tested our strength and fortified us individuals and as a family, turned 10 day. Ten. Double digits. The Golden Birthday followed by Golden Years. Admittedly,…Continue Reading