Emma and Vivian were blessed enough to be invited by a friend to Emmalee’s Art-Abration, hosted by Sherry’s Craftastic Cottage, this Art-Abration is an annual celebration event for families of children with special needs. The goal was for the children to … Continue reading Emmalee’s Art-Abration was a Blast!
Over the weekend we were able to visit the 4th Annual Santa’s Workshop, sponsored by The Inspire Foundation, whose mission is to bring music and the arts into the lives of those with special needs, hosted by Trinity New Life … Continue reading We Visited Santa’s Workshop!
Halloween at our House this year, RSV, Autism Cards, cosplay undertale sans, pizza Continue reading Halloween at Our House This Year
That’s write…errr….right! As if I needed more things to do, I decided to do something for myself and that I enjoy doing and become a contributing writer for a local Moms Blog! The Tampa Bay Moms Blog is a parenting website/blog written by Tampa Bay area moms (like me!) and is focused on keeping Mommas and Daddys in the know on activities around town, provide sound parenting adivce and give encouragement to one another. It’s nice because the contributing writers come from a wide variety of backgrounds, live in different neighborhoods throughout the Tampa Bay area, yet we all ahev … Continue reading Guess What?!? I’m a Contributing Writer for TBMB!
Welcome to the blog land of All the Pieces of My Heart…redesigned! I think I may have gone through about ten blog designs, I mean the entire design process on WordPress, and published them too, then didn’t like finished product. … Continue reading All The Pieces…Of My Heart…Welcome, AGAIN!
Any parent who has the luxury of being in the school line (particularly during the beginning weeks of school), knows how chaotic and frustrating these lines can be. There is absolutely no standard between schools on how these car lines are setup and run. So, if you are lucky enough to have to go through more than one of these fun monstrosities you then need to learn two sets of absurd rules for dropping off and picking up your children. I am one of those “lucky” mammas – my middle two girls in elementary school go two different schools because … Continue reading School Car Line Challenges
Below is a glossary/collection of ABA terms that are extremely helpful to know as a parent when your child is going through ABA Therapy. ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) – An established science that goes MUCH father than just treating those on the ASD. if all you know that ABA is a treatment for young children with Autism, then I recommend you read further into the field. ABA at its core is a was to teach, manage and/or reduce behaviors. ABA is actually an umbrella term that can cover many specific and unique strategies; for example Incidental Training, Discrete Trial Training … Continue reading The ABC’s of ABA
So, as I mentioned in that oh, so important very first blog post, we are having a very difficult time finding a way for Vivian to effectively communicate with us. And by effectively, I mean a way she is … Continue reading A Voice for Vivi