The Key To Happiness For Special Needs Moms

I turned 50 this week. On Tuesday, to be specific. And I had THE BEST DAY! Why? Because I decided, as the self-caring, mentally-healthy mom that it has taken me YEARS to become, to give the day to myself. But let me give you some of the back story… After my son...
The First Step to Autism Recovery

The First Step to Autism Recovery

If you’re reading this post, we probably have a lot in common. I might have even felt some of the feelings you are feeling right now. When my son, Ben, was five, he was diagnosed with autism. I remember the moment the doctor told us Ben was on the spectrum, because I...

Fruit Salad and the Power of Mom

“MOM!!!! Can you come in here right away???” I ran into the kitchen, expecting to see spilled blood or broken bones, from the tone of my daughter’s voice. Instead, I saw her crestfallen face, and at her feet, a gallon of spilled fruit salad all over...