Inspiration Uncategorized


#metoo You may have seen that floating around social media. One hashtag and you’ve made your membership in a club publicly known. I watched a video from the founder of this movement recently. You can find it here. Those who know me personally, know that I’m part of that club. Individuals who have experienced sexual …

Continue Reading
E smiling
Autism Uncategorized


You are doing okay, momma. There are days I really desperately need to hear this. There are days that E is screaming and losing control and I question if I am the mother he needs. If I am enough. Those days, I need someone to give me a hug (and if we are being honest …

Continue Reading
Family Life Uncategorized


I’m going to start with an I’m sorry – Life got busy this month and I didn’t have a backup for yesterday’s regular post. So it is coming a day late. Sick babies will do that to you. Every year, we go through the seasons Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter. I often find myself wishing that …

Continue Reading
Just a mom, trying to get her kids insurance back to normal.
Family Life Uncategorized

Days and Days

I’ve been on hold for three days. Yes, you read that right. For three, very long days I have been trying to sort out E’s latest insurance issue. You see, last month I received a letter. It said that E was approved for one type of insurance, another had ended (due to us making too …

Continue Reading
That's a Lie.
Family Life Kids Life Uncategorized

6 months of Cloth

“I feel so violated.” This was the yell that ended cloth diapering with E when he was about 10 months old. Hubs had gone to change his diaper and it wasn’t a fun one. He asked what he needed to do and I told him the routine. That night we went out and bought a …

Continue Reading
Our Rainbow Baby
Family Life Hard of Hearing/Deaf Uncategorized

Is it CMV?

I’ve talked about the process for C being diagnosed as HoH. I guess now is the time to talk about what happened next. Moving forward. In October, while I was pregnant, I flew to see my parents who were visiting L.A. During that time I was able to get acquainted with a cousin who is …

Continue Reading
They love each other
Autism Family Life My Health Uncategorized

Those Hard Days

It has been almost two weeks since E started back at school. He has had no negative behaviors in the classroom and on Friday the teacher invited him to share lunch with the class the week after Labor Day! This is all fabulous, but. Last night, I was on the phone with a tribe member …

Continue Reading