parenting children with autism

Feeling Inadequate: Am I Enough?

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
I’m coming out of the closet today and admitting it. As a parent and a working mom, I’m often feeling inadequate and wondering if I’m enough. In fact, 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&#…

Proud Helicopter Mom

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
What’s that whirring sound you hear? That’s the sound of my super powered titanium helicopter blades with trailing edge flaps, specially designed to decrease t…

Loneliness: Why Friendship is Important

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
Birthday parties, trips to the Aquarium, Mom’s Night Out, and play dates all roll by on my Facebook feed. I never noticed them during the school year, really, becaus…

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