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…

ADHD: A Teen Perspective

This week’s Pruden Counseling Concepts “Know BeforeYou Go” video focuses on ADHD from a teen’s point of view: my youngest son, 16 year-old Bryant Pruden. He is honest about how ADHD affects his life and what he wants parents to know to best support their teen with ADHD. My son Bryant explains how it feels…

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.

Push Past the Doubt

Moo had his first night of Rec League football practice last night, and of course he came home tired as a junk yard dog. But I told him weeks earlier that we would still do our workout in the morning in addition to his practice, so off we went this morning. And we fell into…

A Lovely Day

Today was handweight day, so I laid in bed a little while longer, dreading feeling I had got in a fight and lost. But I got up, got Moo up and we set out to "do the damn thang" lol. After all, We had some breading to burn off (Watermelon Festival - fried crabs- don't…

A Kinder, Gentler KP

When Moo and I got outside this morning, I announce that we are starting our version of interval training this week. Moo seemd excited, so off we go, jogging a while, walking a while....during one of our walking episodes, Moo tells me that he really needs to burn some calories today, because he had some…

Crabs and Pearls

I will readily admit that I did not want to get up and walk this morning. I lie in bed for a while, thinking of all the reasons why I shouldn't go walking this morning, satisfied with my one - woman pity party...and having a great time lol...Well, I decided to go ahead and get…

Raising Moo Is Hard

This morning when Moo and I went outside to walk, I announced that we were starting today with our weights. Moo became excited and in true Moo fashion, grabbed the biggest sets of weights and took off. I asked him if he wanted the smaller weights and explained that he may need to start off…