Favorite Things

Favorite Things

Every night when I say goodnight to my babes I ask them what their favorite part of their day was. I love hearing what stood out for them about the day especially on the days that feel really hard. ⁣⁣Yesterday was a hard day. Lucas had hit his wall of virtual learning for the week [...]

Life With Lucas: First Day Of Kindergarten

Life With Lucas: First Day Of Kindergarten

Almost a year and a half ago I sat across from a children’s developmental psychologist as she told me the results of Lucas Autism evaluation. As she told me that Lucas was developmentally on the level of a 2 year old I wasn’t surprised. I watched everyday as his 2 year old sister advanced beyond [...]

Life With Lucas: Learning to Love Water

Life With Lucas: Learning to Love Water

“I will not let the water touch your face. I will not let the water touch your ears. I will not let the water touch your hair.”⁣⁣These are the words I have had to whisper to Lucas over and over every summer to try and get him to relax enough to go into water, to [...]

Glamping: Our First Time in a Yurt and 10 Things to Know Before You Go

Glamping: Our First Time in a Yurt and 10 Things to Know Before You Go

Before we had any babies in our life my husband, then boyfriend, and I loved going to one of our local state parks. When we were planning on getting married we even thought about getting married there and spending a couple of nights in one of their yurts. Life happened and our plans changed but [...]

Life with Lucas: Our Journey With Autism (Pre-diagnosis)

Life with Lucas: Our Journey With Autism (Pre-diagnosis)

Four years ago I gave birth to the sweetest, most beautiful, 9 pound baby boy. All the cliches I had always heard about motherhood finally made sense to me. I was in a glorious love bubble, and completely unaware of the hard times that were ahead of us. I knew very early on that something [...]