10 parenting hacks for the autism mom

Parenting is crazy hard. Parenting a child with autism requires an unusual amount of creativity and resourcefulness. Each child is different, but most have unique challenges. Mine has has extremely limited speech, and his sensory processing disorder requires extra input sometimes, but also dictates that things like food touching his fingers and bloody noses drive […]

Autism adventures and how we deal

The logo for Autism Speaks contains puzzle pieces, which I think is perfect. Our whole life is a puzzle with our autistic four-year-old, constantly strategizing to keep him from terrorizing the world, destroying our house, and hurting himself. Every few months we have to level up, because what worked before doesn’t work anymore.  For instance, […]