Gardening is My Therapy

If you’re able to, try planting flowers as a new hobby or coping skill to deal with anxious/depressive thoughts. How can gardening help?  ❇️ Increased physical activity during gardening helps improve your overall mood;  ❇️ Gardening helps take your mind off of your issues and helps you focus on creating something beautiful;  ❇️Improves your confidence…

Support for Autism Families

April is Autism Awareness Month. In light of recent events, I felt it best to raise awareness by offering suggestions on how to offer support to autism families, not just during times of crisis, but on a day to day basis. Feel free to share and offer support!💙❤️💙❤️ 1) Communicate: reach out to a spectrum…

Aaron Pays A Bill!

Last Friday, Aaron got a true taste of adulthood: he paid his very first bill! Aaron has been working for 6 months now. Although this is not his first job, this job is significant because he is maturing and learning more independent living skills, like paying bills. If possible, persons on the autism spectrum should…

Value The People That “SEE” You

Late last week, a friend of mine informed me she had a gift for me. Receiving gifts is definitely one of my love languages, so needless to say I was excited to see what I would be receiving. This particular friend is not someone I see on a regular basis or even talk to weekly.…

How to Maintain A Healthy Relationship While Parenting a Special Needs Child

https://www.facebook.com/100000830014076/videos/2746509208720053/ My husband Paul and I spent valuable time with Alasha Bennett talking about how to remain committed to each other while parenting a child with additional needs. Feel free to watch our interview. We welcome your feedback ❤️

Your Children Will Choose A Mate Just Like You. Does That Make You Happy or Sad?

My focus has been to raise godly men and mates, but I haven’t always modeled godly mate-worthy behavior myself: compromise, forgiveness, grace and mercy- all things I am still working on improving in my life.

“Back Off Mom”

This week has been quite eventful for me. I heard the same message from both of my sons: "Back off Mom." Before I move forward, perhaps I should explain myself. I am the mother of two amazing young, African American males. They are bright, loving, and believe in our Creator. Aaron,  my oldest son (24),…