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Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Suit for Your Children

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
As my children grow older and we go to formal events, I realized that we had no formal wear for the children. My closet contains quite a few dresses and my husband has a s…

Top 10 Reasons to Feel Gratitude Under Stress

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
Winter sets in and it’s cold outside, which makes my bones ache some. We’re stuck inside because it’s North Carolina and it snowed a bit. The kids run ar…

The Unknown

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
Lately I feel like I’m looking into the never-ending horizon of the unknown. I have no idea what my future holds. I don’t know what my boss wants from me and I…

The Compulsive Kisser

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
“I love you mom,” he says as he kisses me for the hundredth time today. Anyone who knows my son knows I’m not exaggerating. He dispenses kisses like it&#…

Strength in Peace

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
[feather_share]With every ounce of energy in my body that I can muster, I conjure all of the positive thoughts that I can possibly think of. Eventually, when things get to…

Down, down, down

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
You know that song that the kids sing about the ants that go marching one-by-one? Hurrah. Hurrah. Well, then there’s the part of the song where they all go marching …

Celebrate Good Times

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
After the completely lousy, depression-ridden year I had last year, I had nowhere to go but up this year. So, I started my slow, steady climb up after getting out of the h…

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