So do we 😬😅. Current travel restrictions have made venturing out almost impossible. As with finding out the munchkin is autistic, I feel like these current social restrictions are just the Universe way of saying,”Be more creative”. 💫 Nothing facilitates ‘social distancing’ or creativity better than a walk in nature. 🌳 Of course one can […]
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The Munchkin: “Can we go get a haircut, and then go to the movies?” Me: “No.” The Munchkin: “Because they’re not open.” Me: “Yes.” Some of the things the munchkin learned to enjoy despite occasional sensory overload include: hiking, going to the movie theater/basketball games/live music events, swimming, and now apparently keeping his hair a […]
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I understand with the coronavirus going around some of you may take this to mean (for the munchkin and I) that: a.) one or both of us is physically ill 🤒 or b.) one or both of us is ‘contagious’.🤧🤮 The truth is I take #sickdays for a number of reasons including but not limited […]
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… 🚶🏾♂️🚶🏾♀️ During our stay in Arizona, the place that stood out the most for the munchkin and I, was the Petrified Forest National Park (aka the Crystal Forest). 💎 🌳 Me (at the park entrance): I see your sign says persons with disabilities get in free. Does this include individuals with mental impairments? Park […]
Read More Junior Wilderness Explorers 🎈
“I want to go on a field trip” says the munchkin. “A field trip?! Where?” I ask. “the Grand Canyon” the munchkin tells me while shoving his iPad into my hands and showing me photos he had found on a google search. “ Oh no, not another one of your hair-brained adventures” my dad says […]
Read More ….our Hair-Brained Adventure 🌵
Me: Outdoor adventure with the munchkin or “spiritual enlightenment”? 🤔 State of Arizona: BOTH. 💫 To be continued… Sedona, Arizona
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“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 […]
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