Things we LOVE: Weighted Blanket

For Christmas I received a weighted blanket as a gift. I can say without a doubt that it has been an absolute blessing. First of all it has been wonderful for my anxiety. When I cover with it, I feel instantly relaxed. Positive pressure has been proven to be beneficial for people on the SpectrumContinue reading “Things we LOVE: Weighted Blanket”

Employee, Childcare Provider, Teammate and NANNY

Webster’s Dictionary defines Nanny as, “a child’s nurse or caregiver”. Nannies are that and so much more! When most people think of nannies they think “babysitter”; nannies are so much more! Other’s think “overpaid, glorified diaper changer”; nannies are so much more. Yes, as a nanny I do watch over your children, I do changeContinue reading “Employee, Childcare Provider, Teammate and NANNY”

I’m NOT Just a Picky Eater

Society is open to those who have issues with clothes, why is this not the case for those who have issues with foods?? It’s so much more socially acceptable to have preferences in terms of what clothing we like, because there are more reasons for that. I mean, there is different brands, fabrics, styles andContinue reading “I’m NOT Just a Picky Eater”

Captains log 2-19 (Life Update)

It’s Monday. The bitter cold has no end in sight. Single to negative digits are in the foreseeable forecast and there is no warmth in sight. Snow continues to pile outside. Cabin fever is setting in. Daylight seems to be lasting longer, giving me hope for springs arrival soon. We made it through tax seasonContinue reading “Captains log 2-19 (Life Update)”

“Speechless” Sheds a Positive, Real Light on Disability

The ABC Network show “Speechless”premiered 2016 and is currently on its 3rd season. As someone with CerebralPalsy I was SUPER excited that there was finally going to be a mainstream showthat I could relate to. Even though J.J. in the show has CP that affects himdifferently, there are several moments in every episode that IContinue reading ““Speechless” Sheds a Positive, Real Light on Disability”

Interest, not obsession

One thing that is common all over the Spectrum is having a very highly-specialized interest in one or two subjects. For me, that highly-specialized interest is ancient and Medieval weapons. Ever since I was younger, I’ve been fascinated with lightsabers, swords, bows and arrows, what have you, and that interest gradually led me to collectingContinue reading “Interest, not obsession”