I remember clearly the night I heard my father (a psychologist) tell me he thought my son had a developmental disorder. I had called to vent about the day’s frustrations with my 18 month old who was completely non-verbal and uninterested in bonding with me or anyone else- but it never occurred to me [...]
Using a play schedule and token economy can help prevent summer backslide for children on the spectrum. Lack of routine and boredom leads to meltdowns, tantrums, and whining.
Dear hurting one, This is a letter to you. A letter to all the sweet ones out there who can't manage to get out of bed today, who feel overwhelmed, insufficient, and broken. To the moms who feel the weight of raising children, who may be hiding in the bathroom just to get a moment [...]
I have chronic illness. It does not define me. But it is hard. This post is about singing my way through the darkest days- through the loneliness, hopelessness, and fear. This post is about how GOD SHOWS UP and carries us. ... I have dealt with chronic illness for years. Someday I'll get around to [...]
I had the pleasure of photographing Ashley's new Easter dress line recently at the Art Terrarium. You can check out her work Rowan's Heart- she is now taking custom orders for these adorable dresses! Izzy had so much fun customizing her new Easter dress and Ashley made it SO easy for us. We measured and chose the [...]