Alone with Autism

In my early days of Autism, within the first few months after diagnosis, our family was undergoing a restructuring of roles. At the time, my husband was still working outside the home which included time traveling outside of the country. This left me home with a newly diagnosed toddler and an infant. This was a…

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From Screaming to Violin

To be totally honest, there are times that your child does something that gets on your last nerve. For me, it was watching “screaming” videos. What does that mean, you ask? Well, my son used to search YouTube for videos of people screaming. This could be adults, children, or cartoon characters – the screamers were…

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Heavy-Hearted

I am writing today feeling very heavy-hearted. Why you ask? Because I am facing a reality about my growing son. HE’S GROWING!! What does that mean exactly? He is as tall as his Dad and I (nearly 5’6”), he is solid in body composition, and he is growing stronger. Why does that make me heavy-hearted?…

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