What I Wish I’d Known About My Son’s Sensory Processing Disorder
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What I Wish I’d Known About My Son’s Sensory Processing Disorder

“Momma, I need you to turn off the air conditioner,” my son said as we drove to his appointment. “OK, but why?” I asked, thinking about the 95 degree heat that was sure to make us a sweaty mess, in about three minutes, without the air on. “Because I am eating something crunchy,” he answered,…

My Son Has Autism
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My Son Has Autism

Every once in a while, I am reminded of the obvious –  My son has autism. It may seem strange, but I honestly forget sometimes. In the beginning, it was impossible to forget. It was the first thing I thought of when I opened my eyes in the morning. “He has autism.” It would drone…

This Is What Happens When My Expectations Of Motherhood Don’t Match My Reality
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This Is What Happens When My Expectations Of Motherhood Don’t Match My Reality

“I think you might be losing sight of the fact that he has an autism spectrum diagnosis. That’s not going away. We need to talk about adjusting your expectations.” This is what the behavioral pediatrician told me in our appointment last week. She said it in response to me telling her all the things we…

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