The day I chose to let them both go!!

Over two years has passed, since our son's name was placed on an urgent wait list for a residential placement. That was in July 2015. It was the day after I had been diagnosed with breast cancer where … [Read more...]

Letting go of a son!!

This has been a huge challenge for my husband and I. It began when our son was diagnosed with autism back in the spring of 1993. From that moment on, both of us knew that one day we'd have to let him … [Read more...]

The Lotus Flower

The Lotus Flower...   Like the lotus flower that is born out of mud, we must honour the darkest parts of ourselves and the most painful of our life's experiences, because they are what … [Read more...]

Showing up takes courage

 Lately, I keep getting lots of little nudges to show up, to be more visible. To show up in my imperfections. To show up as I am regardless. This morning after connecting with someone new in my life … [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...]

Help to guide me…

The cards are speaking to me. Oracle cards are always filled with insights when we need them. Yesterday, I was not feeling very grounded. So I took out the oracle cards and began shuffling asking for … [Read more...]

A Feather on my Path

A little more than 30 hours since I committed to taking the summer off away from social media sites where I was spending way too much time. I woke up yesterday morning wondering what kind of … [Read more...]

Turning off social media… turning on self-care and more freedom

Have you ever had your inner voice talk to you? Do you listen when it talks? I just had one such episode this evening that lasted maybe a whole 2-3 minutes. I was sitting at the kitchen table, … [Read more...]