Some Battles are Not Worth the Fight

Parenthood - Knowing What Battles to Fight

Raising autism is difficult, what the heck am I saying, raising children is difficult. It doesn’t matter what special needs they have. Parenthood is tough stuff y’all. Today I wanted to chat a bit about how I go about picking what battles to fight and which ones to leave alone for a life lesson to be taught. How I Learn to Pick Parental Battles Is it Life Threatening – when a child isn’t listening, my first thought is whether or not obeying will cause any life threatening issues? As a parent your main job is to keep your children safe. […]

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Creative Play with Magnetic Stick N Stack Tiles

Creative Play with Magnetic Stick N Stack Tiles

My family recently received two sets of Shape Mags Magnetic Stick N Stack Tiles to add to our collection of play toys. While my intention was to give these to my niece, that didn’t work out as planned and so the boys ended up with a new set of magnetic tiles that they are in love with. As many on my personal Facebook know, we are in the process of a move. Having toys like these Magnetic Stick N Stack Tiles to entertain my sons during this transition have been a blessing. Why Creative Play is Important As a Mama […]

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The Benefits Of Weighted Blankets

The Benefits Of Weighted Blankets

Everyone needs a little comforting once in a while, and this is why many families are turning to weighted blankets. Companies such as Weighted Blankets Plus take pride in offering blankets that are cozy and calming for everyone. Here are the benefits of using weighted blankets. Weighted Blankets Offer A Calming Effect For Disorders A weighted blanket is therapeutic for people with disorders, and one example would be individuals with autism. Weighted Blankets Autism are known to create a deep pressure touch stimulation, and this stimulation produces a neurotransmitter called serotonin. Serotonin is a calming chemical that influences their sleep, […]

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Parenting Autism

I tell you it is a relief to have a diagnosis that fits for my eight year old son, but it doesn’t make parenting any easier. Having a special needs child, that doesn’t need special education isn’t easy. Also, having a disability that isn’t really a physical disability, is difficult as a parent. More often than not, I find myself making excuses for my son, really it’s not excuses, it’s honesty. You see, there is a wide range of uneducated people in our society who have not a clue about disabilities that are invisible to the naked eye. As a […]

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Such Wonderful Progress and Gold Star Person

I am a human that thrives on seeing results from any of my actions. Meaning I am that “gold star” type personality more often than not. I don’t need praise, but I do like to see that anything I am doing is helping someone, somewhere, somehow. I feel blessed to know that in the parenting world of my life, I am constantly rewarded for my decisions and parenting style. My kids are such amazing children, they make it easy to love and adore them, while they make mistakes, they are always somewhat ready to accept that mistake as a learning […]

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