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2018: Sun 21st Jan

Ryan didn’t settle till nearly 11pm last night and was up before 6am, so I was prepared for a messy day.

“Wheels in Wanganui” was held at the racecourse and it’s an annual fundraising event for St John’s. 457 more words


Recognition of Courage

It is one thing to recognize a courageous act by someone else.  It can be said that recognizing that courage itself takes some courage – the recognizer is likely to be saying to a complete stranger something like “That was a brave thing you just did”. 267 more words

The healing power of a positive mindset...

A very dear friend asked me recently, “how do you cope on the days where you wonder if your life will always be a struggle?”. Good question. 1,020 more words


Perfect family does it exist?

Gosh where do I start.. I think we somewhat have this image of a perfect family in our heads. I come from a divorced family. It really spoiled my childhood to be honest. 305 more words


Autism isn't the worst thing to happen

Autism is not the hardest part of my life. People tend to think that autism is so tragic and it is challenging, but many other things are so much more challenging. 189 more words

I'm Writing For Hudson Valley Parent Magazine!

I recently started blogging for Hudson Valley Parent about our journey with Simon, Sailing The Spectrum. I’ll  be posting weekly about what we’ve learned in Early Intervention as well as sharing personal stories about the very true side of Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder. 216 more words

Autism Spectrum

Grounding Objects

My son is always holding something; a toy car, a ball, his blanket, a puzzle piece. We thought it was so adorable that wherever we went, he would find a “treasure” as we called it. 375 more words

Autism Spectrum