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The I hate you phase

Is anyone else going through or have been through the “I hate you” phase? I’m not sure where it even came from, and I feel like it is lasting longer than it should… I’ve tried several things that are just not working for us. No matter what the question...

Autistic Mom Burnout Tip 1

CAN IT BE AVOIDED? Maybe… or Maybe not… IS IT AS EASY AS IT SOUNDS to “AVOID”? Heck no! When I say I understand what you mean when you feel the burnout stage setting in, believe me, I UNDERSTAND! And for the most part I’m going to even say...

Fair or Theme Park anyone?

Going on family outings are always on the list for us! Even though sometimes we end up back at the same ride over and over again, because Atticus has to ride all the trucks… It’s ok though we have learned to embrace it. He’s not big on waiting in...

Summers with Memaw

Summers are hard for us. I have a hard time finding babysitters that are willing to watch an autistic kid. And even harder to find a daycare to accept him. There aren’t enough staff members to manage the regular kids plus one that adds a challenge the way an...

School Picture Day

Picture day, is typically an exciting day for most moms. Something to hang on the wall and track progression through the years of our children. Even though Atticus is autistic and I never know how the pictures will turn out we try to stay positive and get dressed up...

Christmas mini photos

Like most people I have photographer friends who offer mini photo shoots. These are exciting, you get to take your kid to a staged photo shoot and get a few pictures for the season. I was pretty excited about these her idea was to have the kids sitting on...

A little insight

My baby! My world! The light of my life! Before autism my mama brain was so full of imagining what life would be like for Atticus. Who he would be and what all he would do. You see when they are just babies and you don’t know they are...