Autism, dogs, family, kids, parenting, special needs, Uncategorized

autism and empathy

You often hear that having autism means a lack empathy and emotion. I know for a fact this isn't true, both of my boys are empathetic they regularly have and show many feelings. I realize that these feelings may sometimes be more difficult for them, to process then acknowledge and express but they are absolutely present, and… Continue reading autism and empathy

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Autism, dogs, family, parenting

Handsome to the rescue 

People thought I was crazy getting a dog while having small kids. I had always grown up with a dog and the house just felt empty to me without one. Mack was working and studying really long hours leaving me home alone the majority of the day and night. Having a dog just made me… Continue reading Handsome to the rescue 

Autism, dogs, family, parenting, Uncategorized

The fourth kid

I didn't mention our dog Handsome in the earlier post the other member of our family is Handsome. He is a rescue dog that we adopted when Tyler was four months old. Handsome is a mix of lab, golden retriever, and Austrailian shepherd at least those are the breeds we are sure of. He is a… Continue reading The fourth kid

Aba therapy, Aspergers, Autism, Baking, Cooking, dogs, Early intervention, family, kids, parenting, Uncategorized

About me

Well here goes nothing; I'm jumping on the mommy blogging bandwagon! I decided to start a blog for a few reasons Maybe it will be therapeutic; I hear writing about things can be relaxing. I do have a glass of wine on my nightstand! Hopefully, connect with people who have kids or family members with autism… Continue reading About me