“Currently On Holiday”

Life truly is like a box of Bertie Bott’s Every flavour jelly beans, sometimes it’s like poop 💩, other times it’s like pineapple 🍍. You just never know what flavour of day/week/month/year you’re going to get. 😅🤷🏾‍♀️ Thanks to Cor….. ‘the virus that will not be named’, 🙄 the munchkin is out of school for […]

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Grown Up Hobbies 🕺🏽💃🏾

Instructor: What you need to focus on for this years’ recital is the ‘mawwal’. Me: ma-what? …………………………………………………💫💫💫💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💫……………………………… There are several ways to learn about other cultures when you either can’t afford or just aren’t capable of (for whatever reason) traveling outside the US. Internet 🖥 Library 📚 Television/ YouTube 📺 Or…..engage in a hobby that […]

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Story Time! 📚

“I want some story time please “, the munchkin tells me thrusting a book (or my iPad) into my hands. 📖 What this usually entails is me reading aloud while the munchkin continues to play video games on his iPad. If I stop reading he will: 1. stop playing and look at me. 👀 2.stop […]

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What’s Luck Got To Do With It?

“What kind of shoes was he wearing?” I stared at her incredulous. My heart was beating frantically in my throat. It’s early afternoon in the fall of 2009* where only moments ago I had been jarred awake by our dog who was frantically barking. The front door of my home is ajar with no munchkin […]

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In Sickness and In Health

“Achoo!” I sneeze as phlegm hurls across the front of my pajama top. Great, the more mucus I can get rid of the better I will feel I think to myself. I’ve been sick for most of the week and my only solace has been sleep and Netflix (not in that order). This is when […]

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What’s In A Name?

Autism I don’t ever actually recall hearing this term until my son was diagnosed with it. In fact, growing up I had very little exposure to people with disabilities. My experience with the munchkin has been that these children (with disabilities) are segregated from the “normal” children in schools from the very beginning. The diagnosis […]

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Preponderance Of Evidence

Raising a child with autism is like doing yoga. It takes patience, practice, and some days you will be more flexible than others. The Truth Being motherly does not come naturally to me. When the munchkin was first born I was selfish as hell and still felt life was all about me. Based on my […]

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