Living with my Autistic Nephew

I know what you are thinking! This blog is supposed to be about Justin, my sister (Mary) is the voice for this blog. Well, I’m writing to you as an Aunt about my experience living with Justin. I have been...

Rescue Me-From Motherhood just for one day!

What happens at that very moment when you’re working or even resting and you hear from your child’s bedroom this loud squeal which indicates he needs something? I know he can’t tell me, so I guess at...

Enjoy Your DAY!

    Justin and I want to wish all of our friends a very special Happy Valentine's...

Outweighing the Bad for the Good!

I find it easy to fall prey to negative thinking for it brings anxiety, loss of energy and will certainly deprive you of the present moment. I spend hours and hours dwelling and being fearful of what might...

Autism and Seizures Robbed Me of Singing

An early winter morning in 2005 was a terrifying experience and the beginning of Justin’s fight with glucose levels dropping and seizures. I walked into the bedroom and he had a faint cry. I instantly knew...

Happy Friday Friends!

I think I got played yesterday by Justin. He woke up at 4 am crying as if he didn't feel well.... OH NO! I thought. Today is my birthday and I had a planned lunch date with my sister. Well, I guess Justin...

Staying Hopeful while Potty Training

At what age do you potty train?  I hear parents express their frustrations because their 2 year old has not mastered potty training within a week. I say to those parents try potty training an Autistic child....