Sesame Street Autism Julia

Sesame Street Autism- Meet Julia The Muppet with Autism #seeamazing

This image released by Sesame Workshop shows Julia, a new autistic muppet character debuting on the 47th Season of “Sesame Street,” on April 10, 2017, on both PBS and HBO. (Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop via AP) “Sesame Street Autism”On April 10th, 2017, Sesame Street will debut Julia the muppet.  Why is this such a big deal you ask?  Julia, is a little…

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Autism Symptoms in Girls – Why is there no information out there?

Autism Spectrum Disorder is finally coming to the forefront of people’s minds and acceptance.  There is a ton of information out there on symptoms, but those symptoms seem very specific to boys.  Along the journey to our daughter’s diagnosis, I desperately looked for information online of autism symptoms in girls.  Surprising was how little there was on how autism affect girls…

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linensncurtains product review

#LinensnCurtains Product Review- Black Layered Skirt

As a mom, I too forget to focus on myself at times.  My focus has always been on making sure the kids have everything they need (and a lot of what they want).  So often, this comes at the cost of my own needs and wants.  So when I was recently contacted by LinensnCurtains to do a product review of…

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5 Teacher Appreciation Poems

    As a mom of four, two with autism, teachers are a huge part of our lives!  All teachers are amazing in their own way, and we have been blessed with many awesome teachers.  Every year, we love to show our teachers some appreciation.  One fun way to make any gift become a teacher gift, is to attach a teacher…

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i see me book

I See Me Personalized Books- Book Review

Books are everything. In our home, there is at least 400 books between six family members. When it comes to reading, I have always encouraged my family to read daily. Books allow you to venture into new worlds, explore your imagination, and teach you so much! So when I was given the opportunity to review a personalized I See Me! book,…

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Automatic Flushing Toilets

Automatic Flushing Toilets- The arch nemesis of an Autistic Child

 One major symptom of autism that is shared by most, is having difficulties with the unexpected.  This can vary from person to person, with varying degrees of difficulties and different triggers.  Having four children, I have learn to expect the unexpected. With having two kids with autism though this is a whole different ball game.     My son has to doesn’t…

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unexpected benefits to blogging

6 Unexpected Benefits to Blogging – Blessing in Disguise!

  As a blogger, we all have our personal reasons for starting a blog.  For me, it was a combination of things. Sharing advice and reaching out was a main one. I knew I liked to help others and give advice, so blogging seemed like the best of both worlds.  I could do what I love, and get paid for it!…

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Product Review- CozyPhones Kid’s Fleece Headband Headphones

Tablets are can be absolutely amazing when used correctly.  Take for example the one my two-year old, autistic son uses.   When we go out to school events or busy stores, it helps to distract him while I run errands.  Since there are so many things that can set him off, this has been a huge help to do things when…

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Explaining Autism to Child with Autism – Lilly’s Diagnosis

When our daughter was diagnosed with autism, we let the school and family know. We had already been through one diagnosis with our son, so most everyone already understood what an autism diagnosis meant.Fast forward two months, I realized I didn’t discuss it with the most important person possible; Our Daughter.  She had known of her diagnosis.  Yet, she did not have a real…

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