Stop Commenting on your Student's Negative Behavior

Almost every time that I have ignored a negative behavior and prompted a student or a customer to the desired outcome — I have received an apology without ever asking for one.

My Hardest Truth as a Working Autism Mom

If you are a working parent to typical children, please try to understand what this is like before you complain about our kids or judge us. Imagine that your child’s after school program was shut down as of tomorrow and your school district won’t bus them anywhere else other than your home. Imagine you have one day to figure this out and no family to help you. What do you do? How do you feel?

That is what it feels like to be an autism working mom. Like a revolving door that just keeps swinging and you can’t keep up.

Balancing Work & Family Shouldn’t Be This Impossible (Unless You Work for a Coca-Cola bottler)

Being a working parent is hard. Being a working parent when your child has special needs is nearly impossible. And Stressful. And Expensive. If someone would have told me back in my 20’s that motherhood was going to set my career on fire, burn it to the ground, and take a piece of my marriage Continue reading Balancing Work & Family Shouldn’t Be This Impossible (Unless You Work for a Coca-Cola bottler)