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The Page Boy That Captured the Heart of Christ

Millions of Americans forsook their precious Saturday morning sleep for the chance to tune into a grand moment in history. Whether you're a fan of the royal family or not, I think we can all agree that this live event was something to behold. Some argue the simplicity of two hearts being joined together as… Continue reading The Page Boy That Captured the Heart of Christ

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Parenting Autism: The Truth Behind The Lies

It has captured my attention ever since the early days of my son's autism diagnosis. In the middle of digging for answers to all of my son's fancy quirks, I was also trying to find the key to understanding my own emotions. Blog after blog, I was trying to find relatable material to help me… Continue reading Parenting Autism: The Truth Behind The Lies

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We’re Going On A Beach Vacation!

  Traveling with a child with autism and sensory needs I have no idea what to expect. This will be our family's first beach vacation. Thankfully, God has prepared my heart and helped me overcome the fears I have associated with water and autism. My son LOVES water therapy. Pair that with wet sand and… Continue reading We’re Going On A Beach Vacation!

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The Fancy Mom {that one day I wore makeup}

Do I look fancy to you? By the end of the day yesterday I knew I had to write about the humor that gave me plenty of reasons to laugh and make fun of myself. The picture you see above is a screen shot from a 40-second video that I had recorded for The Grit… Continue reading The Fancy Mom {that one day I wore makeup}

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The New Landscape of Autism: 1 in 59

  The Times, They Are Changing My initial reaction when reading of the CDC's most recent findings on autism was, "Wow". My expression was the sum of my personal experience with autism and my already thankful heart. I thought about the ones that have yet to be touched by autism. The parents or grandparents that… Continue reading The New Landscape of Autism: 1 in 59

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I’m A Weak Christian Because I Can’t Kneel At The Altar (and other lies I believed)

  I want to jump right into this post to spare details that would require me to rehash feelings and memories that once left me spiritually paralyzed. But I can't. These words need to be written and poured out from the aching fluid in my joints that have crippled my legs. There was a time… Continue reading I’m A Weak Christian Because I Can’t Kneel At The Altar (and other lies I believed)

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I’m Not The Perfect Mom For My Special Needs Child

  Man, the past couple weeks have pressed down on my soul to a point where I found myself crying out for help. When I cried out to God, I also cried out to a handful of trusted friends for prayer. I realized after much wrestling that He had once again placed me on that… Continue reading I’m Not The Perfect Mom For My Special Needs Child

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

  I think spring has finally sorted itself out here in Tennessee. It appears that the next several days are fair and balanced. Thank God for that! Without further ado, here are some things that have brought me joy the past couple of weeks! Steele Creek Park in Bristol, Tennessee Like I said, spring has… Continue reading Friday Favorites