Calm Down Kit for Anxious Kids

Calm Down Kit for Anxious Kids

It was one of those days when my child’s anxiousness was more than I could handle. The hyperactivity. The anger. The meltdowns. The rigidity and rituals…as my little guy screamed at me with his ear piercing screech over his granola bar breaking off in his hand (because he took a bite of it) I was … Read more

How to Explain Autism to Neurotypical Kids

How to Explain Autism to Neurotypical Kids

In a blended family with two girls the same age, there’s bound to be some conflict. That conflict becomes even more extreme because one of our daughters is autistic, and the other is neurotypical. How can you explain autism to neurotypical kids? How do you explain to one sister why she has different rules than … Read more