autism

Parenting

14 Reasons My Back Hurts Today

If there’s one thing we parents say more than anything it’s, “WOW my back hurts today.” No matter how spritely we were before building a family, having small humans that need or want carrying and the fact that we are getting older every single day takes its toll on the long, rickety vertebrae puzzle behind […]

DIY

12 DIY Back-to-School Locker Decorating Ideas

One of the coolest perks of entering middle school or high school is getting your own school locker. Not only is it your own secure space to store school supplies, but it’s your own private space to decorate exactly the way you want to. And this goes beyond simple stickers and plain magnets. From stylish […]

Parenting

When Your Child With Autism Starts School

Enrolling your autistic child in school is so much different than your general education kiddo. You’ll enter a whole new world of teachers, therapist and acronyms. When my daughter started school I felt like I had just entered a foreign county. There were new people and all kinds of terms I had never heard before. […]

Health

Everything You Need to Know about PANDAS Syndrome

  Strep throat is a normal part of childhood and while it causes discomfort, the symptoms usually clear up after the first few doses of antibiotics. But for a small number of children, the infection triggers unusual behavior changes known as PANDAS syndrome: Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal infections. When a child has strep […]

Health

We Give CBD Oil to Our Daughter And Here’s Why

Long before my daughter’s autism diagnosis we struggled with her moods. Her tantrums were far more severe than the typical toddler. Her everyday frustrations led to banging her head on the walls. And saying no to any request could result in the requested item being launched across the room. Knowing she would grow bigger, stronger […]