This Christmas, I encourage you and your family to give back.
Holidays with a special needs family member adds a whole different level to preparing for and celebrating holidays.
It’s been nine years since we got the label of “autism family”, and it’s one we wear proudly.
Being a parent is hard, and watching your child struggle is even harder, but I’m happy to see the happy glow radiating from my baby girl’s smile these days!
I got asked recently if Sawyer would always have autism. The short answer is yes.
Today was a bad day, and something happened that I’ve prayed would never happen: Sawyer hit someone.
Sawyer has been talking a lot about his Mamaw and Papaw lately.
Because a lot of people with #autism have heightened senses, things that may be a little jolting for a neurotypical person could be downright traumatizing for someone on the spectrum.
I’ve written before about how overstimulating certain scenarios and situations can be for Sawyer. Sporting events, especially, can be triggering for him because of all the sights, sounds, and smells he experiences when we’re at a game; basketball games are especially hard for him because of the echo in a…
Today I took Sawyer to a birthday party for one of his best friends. He had an amazing time, and I was so proud of him, but that entry will come later. 😉 On our way to the party, I saw a billboard on the interstate for a website called…