“The best things in life are free.” Growing up this quote was often thrown around being used in everything from books to songs (the Mo’ Money soundtrack anyone???). I understood this quote in theory, but it wasn’t until after I found myself as a single parent of a child with autism that I was able […]Read More SRSLY!?! 🤨
The munchkin is kind. Indiscriminately kind. One of the munchkins favorite activities is hiking and so now, on my “off weekends” (working single mom here) he will ask “can we go to the park please?”. Whenever we go out anywhere every person we come across gets a “Hi!” Or a “high five!” from the munchkin. […]Read More “High Five!” 🤚🏾
Monday The munchkin: We need to go to HEB Me: Not today baby, I have class this evening. Tuesday The munchkin: We need to go to HEB Me: Not today baby. Wednesday *in the middle of my workout * The munchkin: We need to go to HEB Me: Ok, why don’t you make a list […]Read More # TeamOrganization
As a single mom, working two jobs is how I am currently able to sustain the munchkin and myself. This consists of a regular Monday thru Friday job, and a second job where I work alternating weekends. On the weekends I’m at work, because the munchkin is not in school, my dad has munchkin monitoring […]Read More Words of Encouragement
JUNE! JULY! AUGUST! As many of you parents of autistic children know, repetition can be a common and sometimes annoying trait. This includes but is not limited to repetitive movements,gestures, and/or verbal phrases. Initially after the munchkin started becoming more verbal (around middle school) I would just be glad he was saying anything at all, […]Read More JUNE! JULY! AUGUST!
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton They say, the best (and sometimes worst) surprises are usually the ones you weren’t expecting. On a positive note this aptly describes my relationship with my son who is autistic. His journey with me began in the California […]Read More The Journey Begins