World Autism Awareness Day… April 2, 2013

World Autism Awareness Day… April 2, 2013

It's April 2nd!  World Autism Awareness Day!  Today, we are wearing BLUE!  Why?  Because it is part of our goal today in helping to educate others about being AWARE of autism... AWARE of the challenges... AWARE of the need for more supports!  We will also be sharing...

Autism Awareness Month – What Does It Mean To You?

Autism Awareness Month – What Does It Mean To You?

April 1st marks the beginning of Autism Awareness Month.  As I look at the autism ribbon I think about what it signifies... what it means to me.  You have probably all seen it, but have you ever wondered what the meaning behind the ribbon was?  Have you ever wondered...

Who Can I Trust?

Who Can I Trust?

As we look at the possibility of some changes that may come in our lives, I realize that I may have to be putting my son back in the care of professionals - those individuals that have chosen a career in caring for our children or loved ones with special needs... in...

The Challenges of Living With Autism During Daylight Savings Time

The Challenges of Living With Autism During Daylight Savings Time

The start of Daylight Savings Time... one of my favourite times of the year because it means Spring is just around the corner!!  By this point, I've had enough of the cold temperatures, the snow, and the dark!  Though I don't relish the thought of losing an hour...

Because Every Child In The World Has Rights

Because Every Child In The World Has Rights

I still consider myself relatively new in the blogging world.  Mom-ology is just over a year old so I have a long way to go... but I am loving the journey!!  One of the things that I really love, as do most bloggers, is hearing from my readers.  I have met some...

It Was An Autism Day…

It Was An Autism Day…

I love my son more than anything in this world.  He is an incredible little guy who loves animals, Lego, video games, Pokemon and so much more. He has an amazing sense of humour and from a very young age has always enjoyed making people laugh.  He is an incredibly...

Let’s Light It Up Blue!!!

Let’s Light It Up Blue!!!

I have had a really hard time writing this month... my apologies!  There are so many directions that my life is focused on right now...however, I will always, but always be writing to raise awareness for autism.  Right now, though I have a tonne of funny autism...

Where Is The Understanding and Compassion?

Where Is The Understanding and Compassion?

I have a little bit of a rant today! Last night I was lying in bed around 1:30 a.m. trying to sleep and couldn't.  My mind was focused on my son's skiing lesson, but not the fact that he had had an accident on the hill.  I was seriously upset about the fact that I had...

Spaghetti is NOT a Finger Food ~ Blog Book Tour

Spaghetti is NOT a Finger Food ~ Blog Book Tour

I was approached by Little Pickle Press (LPP) to participate in a Blog Book Tour for Spaghetti Is NOT A Finger Food.  Written by Jodi Carmichael and illustrated by Sarah Ackerley, Spaghetti Is NOT A Finger Food is about an 8 year old boy named Connor, who is very...

A Belated Happy New Year!!

A Belated Happy New Year!!

I'm a little bit late... but Happy New Year everyone!  I hope that 2013 is an amazing year for you all and your families! I'm going to be honest, 2012 was a bit of a difficult year, but it did have some amazing highlights.  As in any family, there are always ups and...

Do Your Kids Know Where Santa Is On Christmas Eve?

Do Your Kids Know Where Santa Is On Christmas Eve?

When I was younger I remember listening to reports on the radio of where Santa was on his journey on Christmas Eve. I love where things have gone today. I'm sure that most of you have checked out NORAD Tracks Santa... if you haven't, get your kids and check it out!!...

Autism at Christmas: Please Be Understanding!

Autism at Christmas: Please Be Understanding!

I shared this last Christmas and thought it was important to share again.  The holiday season can be a very stressful time for those that are on the autism spectrum.  As much as I love Christmas, I hate it too... and I don't like saying that. However, the anxiety that...