My second Juried Art Exhibition

Last October for the first time I entered a Juried Art Exhibition. It was a wonderful opportunity. One I never envisioned myself doing. But so grateful that I did. As I write this blog post today, … [Read more...]

#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...]

An Angel for a surgeon?

A little over a week ago someone put a piece of paper in my hand that had the name of a breast cancer oncology surgeon, and she said to me, you might want to look her up. Her name, Dr. Angel Arnaout. … [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...]

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...]

What A Year It’s Been, 2014

Today, the end of another year... an intense year for me, and to be completely honest a very intense few years. Two years ago today I wrote a blog post 2013 New Year - The Journey Inward little did … [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...]