Albinism, Childhood, Dancing in The Rain, find your magic, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Parenting, Teaching

Prove Them Wrong

I talk about this day so often. He was TWO YEARS OLD! He is legally blind. They said he would struggle to read, write, run....hell-they said he'd struggle to do tons of things. Steve and I nodded our heads and ignored their opinions about our sons' supposed limitations. We promised each other our boys would… Continue reading Prove Them Wrong

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#202020, ADHD, Albinism, BeYouTiful, Dancing in The Rain, Depression and Anxiety, Enjoying the Ride, friendship, grief, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Soul food, Sweatpants and coffee, Teaching

You are in Charge 

Fighting for the needs of my children while battling depression and anxiety was the hardest thing I have ever done. These four years were a roller coaster of emotions without any sense of stability or predictability at all. The courage needed to fix it and the work that is required to change is now the ongoing battle. I know it will be a part of my life forever.

Albinism, BeYouTiful, Brotherhood, Childhood, Enjoying the Ride, find your magic, friendship, Kindness, Learning, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Sensory Processing Disorder, Soul food, SPD, Staycation, traditions

What a lot of people don't understand is that Sensory Processing Disorder, or SPD, is a spectrum disorder. Which basically means, one person with SPD may over-respond to the touch sensation and find clothing, physical contact, or other sensory input as unbearable. Another might under-respond in reaction to stimulation

BeYouTiful, Childhood, Dancing in The Rain, Depression and Anxiety, Enjoying the Ride, find your magic, grief, Kindness, Learning, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Soul food

A Mama’s Heart

As moms we know a love like no other. What a lot of people may not consider is it also means we know worry like no other. It starts from the very second we learn that our child is on the way.  If you are a mom of children with unique needs there is also… Continue reading A Mama’s Heart

#202020, BeYouTiful, Dancing in The Rain, Enjoying the Ride, find your magic, Kindness, Motherhood, Soul food, Sweatpants and coffee

A Friend’s Take On:     What Really Matters

I LOVE this more than you could ever know!!! Thank you Nanea Hoffman! You rock as per the usual.  This just speaks to my motto. Figure out what fuels your soul, and then get more of whatever that is into your life. I do it gradually, in 20 minute chunks. #202020 and that my friend… Continue reading A Friend’s Take On:     What Really Matters

ADHD, adolescence, BeYouTiful, Brotherhood, Childhood, Depression and Anxiety, Enjoying the Ride, find your magic, grief, high school, Kindness, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Teaching

Magic Matters 

Did you know that October is ADHD Awareness Month? I never knew either. I actually can not believe I have spent most of my life knowing as little as I do about the struggles I face. Honestly, I have always just thought I was lazy, crazy, and...well... just not good enough. Thankfully that simply is… Continue reading Magic Matters 

ADHD, adolescence, Albinism, BeYouTiful, Brotherhood, Childhood, Depression and Anxiety, find your magic, grief, Kindness, Learning, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Teaching

ADHD Awareness Month

Those who follow me know my son and I both have ADHD. I have spent the last six and a half years engrossed in discovering and treating not only my son's diagnosis but my own as well. It has been my life's biggest challenge. It is inspiring, defeating, exhausting, sad, and enlightening all at once. … Continue reading ADHD Awareness Month