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Give Us This Day

I am trying to learn to not let comments on my cooking, pantry items, and shopping list get to me. “Ugh, it is all slop! There is nothing good in this entire house. Why can’t anything ever taste right?” When your son has sensory issues that include taste, texture and smell, eating is a constant battle – for him and for his momma. Food that “worked” yesterday, tastes different today. Taking medicines, liquid or pills, is almost impossible. Tears, frustration, stress and anger have been our constant companion at the dinner table for years…especially before […]

How Can I Help?

I have several close friends who have walked with me, lovingly and faithfully, through this year of crazy. I realize this makes me incredibly blessed. I know not every mom, no matter what their child’s circumstances, has a strong support system. This makes me sad. I am not sure I would even be sane at this point without my girls. Yet, I know they have struggled with knowing how to help, or what to do when seeing their friend go through this day to day that is high functioning autism. As a tribute to them, […]

The Dad Podcast

We recently had the honor sitting down with Mick’s friend, Justin, for his “The Dad Podcast”. Although Mick does this kind of thing all the time and I have been a public speaker for years, it was completely terrifying. First of all, this podcast will live on in internet land FOREVER. That means anything we said, my little ones will likely one day hear. Secondly, we have an obligation to protect and respect these boys’ in a way that positions them for success. Providing a public label does not seem to necessarily be the best […]