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Twins-Parenting

As a parent, you think about coming of age as something that happens when your child reaches adulthood.  However, I have begun considering..is it me or my son that is coming of age?  I decided to share my thoughts and experiences here since I know others may be dealing with the same things in their …

Sometimes it can be difficult traveling with kids on the Autism spectrum, but it's not impossible. We share some of our tips and challenges on traveling with our kids on the Autism spectrum. Traveling With Autism

Sometimes it can be difficult traveling with kids on the Autism spectrum, but it’s not impossible. We share some of our tips and challenges on traveling with our kids on the Autism spectrum. Come read about our tips on traveling with Autism, and feel free to share some of your ideas! Traveling With Autism If …

There are several ways to handle anxiety and overstimulation for kids with Autism. Here's 21 Sensory Ideas For Kids With Autism

Sensory Ideas For Kids With Autism When the twins were diagnosed with Autism at the age of three, I had NO clue what to do. I sat in the Psychologist’s office and cried. I walked out in a daze, got into the car and called my Mom and cried some more. After realizing crying over …

Help understand and promote Autism Awareness Month. Learn what Autism is, and how you can help promote Autism Awareness

  Ways You Can Help Promote Autism Awareness You may be aware of April being Autism Awareness month. April 2nd is known as World Autism Awareness Day and Light It Up Blue. All around the world, buildings, homes, and people will light it up and wear blue in honor of someone with Autism. While we …

  REPIN- HERE Autism Awareness Day: Will You Light It Up Blue? {LIUB Ideas} Today is April 2nd, 2016. To many this is just a regular day, a day after April 1st. However for many like me and everyone that is supporting this cause, it’s a day to help spread awareness. Today is World Autism …

This letter of hope, encouragement is to all the Autism Moms out there. I see your struggles. I see your worries. From one Autism Mom to another, here's my Dear Autism Mom Letter!

This letter of hope and encouragement is to all the Autism Moms out there. I see your struggles. I understand your worries. From one Autism Mom to another, here’s my Dear Autism Mom Letter. Dear Autism Mom, Let’s face it; life has thrown you a few loops and curves over the past few years (or …

Reasons To Share Inside Out With Your Child With Autism

If you haven’t seen the movie Inside Out yet, we have some great reasons to share this movie with your autistic child. As parents of boys who have high functioning autism, it is always nice to find something in pop culture that can be used to reach them on a new or different level. Inside …

4 Reasons To Use A Baby Monitor For Your Child With Autism1

4 Reasons To Use A Baby Monitor For Your Child With Autism When you think about who uses a baby monitor it is natural to assume only parents with newborn babies or toddlers use them, right? However, if you think about “why” it boils down to this. Parents and caregivers rely on baby monitors to …

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias Using Disney’s Inside Out Movie To Talk About Emotions {printable} When I first heard about Disney producing a movie all about emotions, I knew I had to check it out. Dealing with different emotions and how to appropriately …

How A Dog Can Be Therapeutic For Kids With Autism We live with autism and that’s the way it is. Period. Mind you, everyone’s journey with autism is specific to their household dynamics. Just as crucial what is true of one families’ experience isn’t necessarily germane to anyone else’s reality. But I can tell you …

20 Halloween Fine Motor Activities

20 Halloween Fine Motor Activities With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about sensory related activities. As a Parent with children on the Autism Spectrum, it is important for me to find things to engage their interest in events and holidays. If you’re looking for ways to engage your child or …

Pictures may be worth “a thousand words” but how we take those pictures (we learned the hard way) are just, if not more important and worth talking about. Yep, this in another autism post. And with all things autism we have to talk about it until we’re blue in the face. Pictures: A Thousand Words …