When God Provides

“He will not leave you alone.”This is true. We see over and over in Scripture how God provides for every aspect of His creation, from the number of hairs on our head to every sparrow that falls from the sky, to the lilies of the field. Friends, we serve a great and...
The Power of Presence: What Not to Say

The Power of Presence: What Not to Say

You’ve probably read those articles before. You know, the ones written to instruct you on “What Not to Say to a Special Needs Parent.” If you’ve never read one before, here’s a good example of one that even offers alternatives here.  But...

World Autism Awareness Day: What Autism Looks Like for Us

“On November 1, 2007, the United Nations unanimously declared April 2nd to be designated as World Autism Awareness day to highlight the need to help improve the lives of children and adults who suffer from the disorder so they can lead full and meaningful...

Not Alone

The morning had been going so well. It was a Sunday morning and we had to be at church early for rehearsal since I was on praise team. Everyone was getting ready to leave without much difficulty, except for my poor husband. The dog had been let out for a minute, but...

Change Happening Now

There might be a few things that look weird or out of place here. I’ve been working a LOT on optimizing and enhancing this blog, all for the benefit of you! But while in the process of making changes, there are bound to be a few snafus, and there’s only so...
Sense, That Total Makes

Sense, That Total Makes

Today is THE day. The day that we have been waiting for since November 22, 2013 when the much anticipated movie “Frozen” debuted in theaters. We were visiting family for Thanksgiving and the boys’ grandparents took us all out to see it. (There seems...

Too Much Autism "Stuff" (and a couple pictures of funny elephants)

I had my Facebook page open on the computer recently and my husband needed to use it. Rather than switch out users and wait forever for his own settings to come up, he just used the browser that was already open. And since FB was the last thing I was doing on the...

Too Much Autism "Stuff" (and a couple pictures of funny elephants)

I had my Facebook page open on the computer recently and my husband needed to use it. Rather than switch out users and wait forever for his own settings to come up, he just used the browser that was already open. And since FB was the last thing I was doing on the...

A Call to Hope: A Response to Suzanne Wright's "A Call to Action"

This past week, I joined hundreds of autism advocates at the Autism Speaks to Washington National Autism Summit in Washington, D.C. For the first time, I was surrounded for three days by people in all walks of life who all walk one path together: raising a child with...

A Call to Hope: A Response to Suzanne Wright’s "A Call to Action"

This past week, I joined hundreds of autism advocates at the Autism Speaks to Washington National Autism Summit in Washington, D.C. For the first time, I was surrounded for three days by people in all walks of life who all walk one path together: raising a child with...