It was our last full day in Orlando and all of us wanted to make the most of it. I wanted to do something special and memorable. Initially, we thought about relaxing at the house before leaving the next day. However, after I really gave it some thought, I knew there were better ways to spend our … [Read more...] about Afternoon Tea At The Grand Floridian
In 1998, my sister had just ended a relationship and moved back to my parents. I was still living at home as well. About the time she decided to come home, I was itching to find my own place. I wasn’t exactly sure where I wanted to go but I knew I wanted it to be close to my job and my parents. I … [Read more...] about Leaving The Nest
As I previously posted on my Instagram account, change must happen and we can start by educating our kids. I feel we need to lead by example. Our children learn, not only from books, but by watching and listening to how we, as parents, are responding to situations. For those of us who … [Read more...] about Introducing Race And Ethnicity To Children With Autism
Best Day Ever! Seriously, let’s say that again … Best. Day. Ever!! There is no feeling like returning ‘home’ again and walking into the Magic Kingdom. My husband even turned to me as we walked through the gate and said, “Welcome home!” Let’s face it, the Magic Kingdom has that effect on most of … [Read more...] about Magic Kingdom Day!
After having such a great day celebrating my mother-in-law's birthday the day before, we were all ready to keep the party going at Hollywood Studios! We were, once again, out the door early in the morning. It was another warm day in Orlando, but the sun was hiding behind some gray clouds. Once we … [Read more...] about Hollywood Studios Day!
“Do you want to brighten up a party?” That's one of my favorite lines from my son, Alex. That’s Alex’s way of asking if we want to play with him. When he first said that to us, we didn’t know what he was asking. Today, I use the same line when I want to spend special time with … [Read more...] about World Autism Day – Autism Sibling Relationships