Falsies. Let’s be honest, when you hear the word “Falsies”, you think about boobs or eyelashes.Am I right? Of course I am, but falsies should really encompass anything that is faked in order to make ourselves feel more beautiful, confident or strong.
Bullying and body-shaming are the same thing and they affect us all in so many ways. Too fat, too skinny, too dark, too light, too Asian, too white, too short, too tall. It affects us all.
This weekend, my husband and I finally got the chance to be alone, together, with no kids, for the first time in a couple of years, because my in-laws took the kids. We did what any couple, married for a decade or more, would. We went on a lunch date, we day drank while painting […]
I have been in a constant battle with my mental health for as long as I can remember and lately, it has been at a peak. I have been really unhappy, even though everything is technically great. How do you better yourself, when its yourself you hate?
A lot of people assume that having an anxious mind just means that I’m sad and I worry a lot, but that is like one grain of sand on the beach.
Taking a child with autism to an amusement park can be a very scary thought, but it could also be a lot of fun! Yes, there is a lot of potential for sensory overload, but there is also a lot of potential for sensory output which can be very good. We recently took our 10 […]
My son is almost 10 and has higher functioning autism. As in, he will be 10 in less than 2 weeks and lately, he has had this habit of questioning or making excuses toward everything I say. He is not very open to criticism or learning new ways of doing things, even if his way […]
I think that one of the most difficult things that I have ever had to deal with, as a special needs parent, is watching my son go through autistic regression. I am not sure why it is happening and I am not sure how to stop it or how to help him. My son has […]
There is a crack in my parenting core and it is starting to crumble. I am Humpty Dumpty and I don’t know how or when I will be able to put myself back together again. What are you supposed to do when your children may not be safe from one another? How do you address […]
I originally wrote this piece for my friend Tia over at BecominNeurotic and she published it in her Live Better series. Tia has given me permission to share it here as well! My son is what most would consider a “late diagnosis”. He was not diagnosed with Autism until he was 5 and a half. […]