Buy All The Things!

We get a lot of questions about where we buy our rad outfits, especially for our advocacy items, so I figured today was a perfect day to showcase some of our favorites! As an added bonus, some of the shops will be having sales today and/or donating to Autism positive organizations throughout the month. Rockin …

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Loving Your Postpartum Body

I recently started a photo series called Motherhood Uncensored, and it’s all about raw and realistic postpartum bodies and how truly beautiful they are…. here is my inspiration:   To the mothers who don’t like what they see in the mirror: I can’t say it enough. Your body is amazing. Amazing. Awe-inspiring. Perfect even in …

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Milk Magic

This weeks Play Tray Sensory Activity is Magic Milk!   This is a super simple experiment that addresses a lot of areas: Language development: Using descriptive words to express ideas and opinions. Make connections with real life experiences. Promote scientific thinking: predictions, observations, comparison, reasoning, data gathering, experimentation and evaluation Hand-Eye Coordination and Control Cause …

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Reflection

I’ve been toying with the idea of reflection. Reflecting on how life has changed and how we are handling it. By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. Confucius I’m learning about advocating and proactively confronting …

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New Year, New Goals

As 2018 comes to close, I’m sitting here reflecting on everything that happened. Everett’s autism diagnosis, watching both boys grow, family vacations, starting a new business venture, and so on. Part of me wishes time would have slowed down, and the other half of me wishes there had been a fast forward button. Being a …

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Home Therapy

Everett gets 1 hour of therapy with a trained therapist per week. We rotate biweekly between occupational therapy and feeding therapy/yoga. What does that mean? The other 167 hours in the week are ALL ME. Granted, he sleeps for part of that, so lets say approx 100 hrs a week, I’m focusing on what I …

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Living Life On The Spectrum: Navigating Sensory Friendly Plays

The Birmigham Children’s Theater started doing sensory friendly shows this year. I was so freaking excited when I learned this. I was already thinking about reaching out to them to do a review and I just happened to meet part of their marketing team at Everett’s school. She invited us to come to their first …

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