My Messy Beautiful Life

 When I got the email invite from Momastery about this project, I knew I had to take part. I knew I would fight my brain, and figure out a way to get my words out, come Hell or high water!!!! You see, a very large part of my messy beautiful life is that I live with chronic illnesses. A lot of them.... ...more

"Parents" Magazine To Make History With Autistic Children On Cover {GIVEAWAY}

I usually make a note on my editorial calendar to post content here only once a week, but I absolutely could not wait to share with you the phenomenal news I heard yesterday....more


The unknown is overshadowing my thoughts.An envelope sits on my kitchen counter. In a few months, Josie will be a kindergartener. The same excitement and sadness fills my heart as it has 6 times before.The registration packet has some questions left unanswered. Similarly, the corresponding pages in her baby book are still unwritten.This shouldn't have come as any surprise to me, as the constant reminders are always there....more

More evidence that brain training helps ADHD

The evidence is mounting:1. ADHD stimulant meds have no longterm effects on grades or IQ: Computer-based brain training helps strengthen attention: Personal brain training can eliminate the need for ADHD meds:

My Princess and Me


Special Needs Kids Christmas Gift

There are only 21 days until Christmas and I want to do something special for some special kids. Do you want to help me? I’m sure you do because you care and the holiday season is a special time to show how much we care....more

Autism Speaks: A Tale of Two Perspectives

CaraCreagerWhat is considered normal is subjective. To lessen my son's struggle would be my ...more

NaBloPoMo-What The Heck? (And Why You Should Care)

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. This month I decided to participate in something called NaBloPoMo. What the heck is that?...more

Halloween for Special Kids

Earlier in the week, I talked about the real monsters of Halloween, and the horrors our medically fragile kids endure year round. Today, before all the little goblins and gremlins come to your door, I urge you to think about a few things....more