Tag Archives: autism
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Autism is all around us. In the last few years, experts said 1 in 88 kids were diagnosed. Now some say that number has climbed...

Brady with Santa at the Denver Zoo 2014

My youngest has a hard time going up to meet Santa. He is autistic and needs more time to warm up to a guy he only sees...

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We have been long time fans of LeapFrog products. For the past 15+ years my boys have been playing with them. We’ve...

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Since Brady’s diagnosis I’ve done more than my fair share to raise awareness of learning issues, autism, and...

Autism may now affect 1 in 68*, but that number is drastically lower when comparing autistic boys and girls. Often studies and articles cite a ratio of 4:1, meaning for every 4 autistic boys, there is 1 autistic girl. The characteristics can differ greatly as well. The Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) recently published an article explaining...

Light It Up Blue AutismSpeaks.org April 2

Every year since Brady’s diagnosis, we encourage people to wear blue, change their porch light to a blue one, donate...

Night of Too Many Stars Jon Stewart

Yesterday on the popular site Reddit, Robert Smigel (writer, actor, producer most famous for his work on SNL, Conan as well...

autism gift guide

I’m always looking for new products for Brady and ideas to give family members for holidays and birthdays. So many...

LeapTV Great for Autism Special Needs

We are huge LeapFrog fans in this house. I love the educational qualities, but also love how easy they are for Brady to use....

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After getting to interview Mia Hamm about getting kids active and learn about the LeapFrog LeapBand, I thought I would post...

Mia Hamm ColoradoMoms

I recently got a chance to interview soccer and Olympic legend, Mia Hamm while she was working on the LeapFrog LeapBand campaign...

Meeting Brady

Before Brady was born, I knew he’d be special. He had to be with all of the craziness that surrounded my pregnancy....

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I’ve had such a long journey, even though Brady is only 6 years old. It’s been a lot of doctor appointments,...

7 reasons to head to disneyland

It’s no secret that I’m a Disney fanatic. Right now, as I type this, my youngest is watching Finding Nemo while...

Toyota Sienna Split Screen

Last week I shared our road trip with the Toyota Sienna we were loaned for review. We had an amazing time during our 10...

Autism and Wandering - Six Tips to Help Prevent the Unthinkable

Having a child wander off is scary for any parent or caregiver, adding in the complexities of a child with autism makes it...

Autism Awareness Fashion Friday

There are many ways you can support Autism Awareness, even beyond the month of April. I’ve put together a few outfits...

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I have a TON of posts on Autism on this site. You can see them all here. Today is World Autism Day so I thought I’d...

How I got my Autistic Son to Brush His Teeth

This paid post is brought to you by the new free Oral-B Disney Timer App as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. I...

ebay collection autism

When eBay asked if I’d help promote their collections for a cause, I jumped at the chance. When Brady was diagnosed...