How to explain to your friends and family your son is nonverbal

How to explain to your friends and family your son is nonverbal

Whenever I go somewhere new, and they say hi to my son, I have to explain “he is non-verbal.” We will either try to say hi vocally or with his device. He is getting better with words, that is for sure. However, it still can be challenging because after that they might want to have [...]

Awesome, and different, Mother’s Day Gifts

Awesome, and different, Mother’s Day Gifts

Every single year, I go through the same thoughts for the holiday of Mother’s Day… what do I get my mom, and others, this year? The truth is, we have so much stuff already. It can be fun and creative to find something different and outside of the box.    Lately I have been inspired to [...]

Questions to ask at IEP meetings

Questions to ask at IEP meetings

As a mother to a special needs son, I know how hard an iep meeting can be. It can be frustrating and stressful day in and day out, year after year.   Here’s some questions to ask each year (or whenever renewal is up for an IEP evaluation).  What are your goals?What is the child’s strengths [...]

Best summer dresses

Best summer dresses

It’s DRESS season!! What?? I love dress season, I don’t have to wear pants. Dress season is the best, I can throw on a quick dress and walk out the door super easy.  Here are a few of my favorite dresses that I ordered off Amazon: I ordered this one for my brother's wedding rehearsal, [...]

The one thing every single mom needs

The one thing every single mom needs

I used to have a security system in my house but the fees were annoying and I did not care for it much. There were too many bells and whistles.  I had some strange visits during the holiday season and felt like I needed to secure myself and my son more. I realized I needed something [...]

Autism Struggles From a Mother’s Perspective

Autism Struggles From a Mother’s Perspective

I used to see how people would look at my son and me when we were out and about. There once was a time that I cared what others thought about me.  I still remember when Antonio was young, and I knew he had autism. It was tough to do storytime at libraries; I had [...]

Affordable and Fun Easter Gifts

Affordable and Fun Easter Gifts

Easter is a fun time of year for kids of all ages. However, since Antonio is currently five years old  found some of the cutest Easter gifts while also being affordable.  I know how hard it can be to find gifts but also how much time you can ask looking online for gifts. Do you [...]

Women Entrepreneur Books

Women Entrepreneur Books

I have taken up reading more books than ever before. I am all about self-development and realize it is a must as a business owner.  I really try to find books that can uplift and motivate me especially when I am down or am having self-doubt. Our minds are our own worst enemy, we have [...]

The Podcast Essentials

The Podcast Essentials

I have just launched my brand new podcast, and I am honestly loving it. It has been such a great blessing to be able to do this! I love sharing the advice and journeys of myself and other entrepreneurs.  If you are looking to start your own podcast here are some of my favorite products [...]