Tag Archive: autism

Jan 27


In life, money is not the answer and it does not bring happiness. I very much no that. BUT I will argue that it really and truly helps in a lot of areas. Financial security brings peace of mind. It can also is imperative when family members fall ill or are in need. A child …

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Dec 30


Today is my 10-year wedding anniversary. It seems almost unthinkable that this day is here. Not because 10 years of marriage is unheard of or that it has been miserable in fact it is far from that. I suppose it is just 10 years is a long time considering I am a couple months away …

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Dec 15

Christmas and Autism


I love holidays. From the big ones like 4th of July to Halloween and Thanksgiving – I love it all. I love the little celebrations with corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day to the cards, children give to each other in their homemade boxes at school for Valentine’s Day. Perhaps it stems from …

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Oct 13

4 years

Brody without red eye

I have been thinking about this post for a while. I have a lot I want to say, many feelings about the subject and yet I sit down to type this up and I am not sure what to say. Sometimes there is too much I feel and think. It becomes a jumbled mess in …

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Oct 08

The haircut!


Since Brody was about 3 years old, he stopped cooperating when we cut his hair. Funnily enough, we had not given him too many haircuts before this time but when I think back to the first few haircuts, they were wonderful and it all was downhill from there! However, since Brody also does not allow …

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Aug 15


I have two boys and both are very active. If I had a fraction of their energy levels, I would always have a clean house and would be able to start and keep up with multiple hobbies. My husband even jokes at times that harnessing children’s energy could be a source of alternative energy…if we …

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Aug 07


Health and dental insurance are a pain to most people. However, for parents with a child with autism it can be much more of a hurdle in life. Over the years I have come to find out that most insurances, the one through our State (Brody has a secondary insurance he qualified for because he …

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Jul 16


Brody and Ryan

“God bless you if you have one child, but I don’t think anybody should have just one child. Everybody needs a sibling. I have siblings, and I have so many amazing, precious memories with my siblings. I don’t know what I would do if I had been an only child.” – Sherri Shepherd (http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/siblings.html#0AFDtAFXIQcj32Jm.99) I …

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Jul 15

Link to something I wrote

I wrote a little something The Autism Site Here is the link for any who want to check it out http://theautismsite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/aut/story/autisms-effect903

Jul 03

Guest post: Brody’s Joy


I asked my mother to write a little something on Brody and this is what she had to say: Brody’s Joy There are challenges and sorrows with a child who has Autism. There is lamenting and grieving for what might never be—the normal days of a child’s life.  There is an aching for them to …

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