Celebrating an Autism Diagnosis 

Today is aflutter of St. Paddy's day excitement and all the buzz of the new Beauty and the Beast movie premiere, controversy and all. In the midst of the celebratory excitement and chaos, we have a celebration of our own going on at our house. March 17th marks a special day that is all our … Continue reading Celebrating an Autism Diagnosis 

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Why I Can’t Afford to be a One Issue Voter

To say that this election season has been ungraceful would be a gross understatement. It's been a doozy. For me it's been a mirror of sorts, and a mortifying one at that. Those who have known me for a long time would look at the comparison of me 5 years ago and now they would say, "What … Continue reading Why I Can’t Afford to be a One Issue Voter

I Was a Cookie Cutter Conservative or, The Trouble with Looking Outside of Your Christian Bubble

On this Super Tuesday tensions were high as 13 more states rushed to the polls to make their vote heard for the 2016 race to the white house. Today I have been reflecting on my past political self living inside of the Christian bubble in hopes that my Christian brothers and sisters do not make … Continue reading I Was a Cookie Cutter Conservative or, The Trouble with Looking Outside of Your Christian Bubble

A Plea to Stop the Special Needs Pout

"Pout" (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by MeganAndHerDocMartens As many of you know, April is Autism Acceptance month. My--- how this year has flown by. Our family officially began our Autism adventure about a year ago and everyday is a new journey of learning. Through all the challenges and tears along the way, our boy has taught us much laughter, … Continue reading A Plea to Stop the Special Needs Pout