#WorldAutismAwarenessDay … in the life of a young adult

There are many, many things I could talk about when it comes to living with someone who has autism. As a family we have over 25 years experience. We have a son who was diagnosed with autism / ASD in … [Read more...]

Autism and the ultrasound experience

Last week I had our son out to get blood work done twice in the same week. He hadn't been sent for blood work since he was a toddler. So clearly he didn't remember that experience and neither did … [Read more...]

Cottage time

I had a plan for this week... I wanted to escape with our son to my sister's cottage for a mini-vacation, for 3 days. My first plan was to leave Monday morning and return only this evening. But my … [Read more...]

No one wants to hear the word “cancer”

No one... I believe absolutely no one wants to hear the word "cancer". Two days ago, these piercing words were told to me... "you have breast cancer". Those few words, I wanted to throw back … [Read more...]

Never doubt the power of prayer!!

What do you do in times of confusion... overwhelm... or despair? Do you give up? Do you scream out at just how unfair life is sometimes? Do you try and figure it out with your head, all on your own? … [Read more...]

Advocating… and the results!

A few months have passed already since I advocated for our son about changes that the government had just put into effect. The changes that had been made were going to have an impact for one of the … [Read more...]

My Writing Process Blog Tour

My Writing Process Blog Tour I am delighted to be participating in this blog tour so that you can get to know me a little better. I have blogged for two years, but since last fall it’s been a quieter … [Read more...]

#WorldAutismAwarenessDay … #drumming … #dreaming

Today, April 2nd 2014 is #WorldAutismAwarenessDay. Around the world today there are thousands of parents, families, and other advocates that are doing all they can to bring awareness about the autism … [Read more...]