Monday Affirmation with KP

Life is too short to continue living an unfulfilled or stifling life. ❇️ Identify people, situations, and actual things that cause you stress, anxiety, confusion, (insert your negative emotions here); ❇️ Identify what emotions are keeping you bound (fear, obligation, insert negative emotions here); ❇️ Make a conscious decision to care for yourself in a…

Unnecessary Fruit

Sometimes we need hard times to happen in our lives. We can be like a tree bent over with over ripe fruit; becoming overburdened with people, places, things and feelings that no longer serve us. Trials will clear out the unnecessary and clear the way for true growth. Don’t be afraid when your “tree” is…

Preparation is Key 🔑

On our autism journey, we have learned that preparation is a key component to success. I asked Aaron to do a little grocery shopping today. Over time, we have developed a game plan to help Aaron have successful community outings. In this instance, Aaron’s grocery shopping was successful because we were able to: ✅ Create…

Monday Affirmation- KP Edition

Today’s affirmation is right on time for KP. I have learned during my journey that adversity presents with it a life lesson; I will not be released from the trial until I learn the lesson. In this season, I am learning to engage in complete rest. I am learning to be more in tune with…

Find Your Village

For fellow autism parents with more than one child…. Most folks know the story, but for those that don’t… My second son, Moo, is my faith baby. I was scared to death when I found out I was pregnant with him. I didn’t think I would be able to give him the attention he needed…

Magnolias and Momentum

Walking in the rain is NO JOKE! However, I am determined to keep my momentum going. I am motivated by my recent weight loss and exercise regimen to keep pushing forward. That doesn’t mean walking in a steady downpour is pleasant or something I even WANT TO DO. But you know what helped me this…

Restoration and Answered Prayers

Last week, I cleaned out the flower bed beside my side door. I felt so proud of myself because the bed looked like it could “breathe”…..until I looked and saw I had pulled off a caladium leaf. I was so sad! I waited soooooo long for my caladium to break ground and grow! I stood…

We’re Just Tired

Today was “leg day” for my sons and I. We have been home together for weeks now. We decided to make good use of our time by working out together. My youngest son, Bryant, is the current athlete in our home, so we have been deferring to him for guidance on which exercises would benefit…