I enjoy creating printables for all holidays and many occasions. I also enjoy sharing them with you–for free and have created an extra special printable for Light It Up Blue on April 2. Take a look. Typically, I display my printables in a 4 x 6 IKEA frame that I keep on my kitchen countertop. […]
By Big Bro (dictated to Mom) Middle School can be tough for any teen. I really like it, but sometimes I need downtime. After being at school all day, I just want to come home and relax. I have chores to do, like any normal kid, and after that I have free time. For teens […]
How many of us participate in autism Facebook groups? I’ll bet quite a few of us do in an attempt to learn more about how to help ourselves or a loved one. But should we rely on them so much for our answers? I think we should be cautious about participating too much in such […]
Hey, this is Big Bro, and I am thinking about starting a Youtube Channel for the blog. The name could be Go Beyond Autism plus more. Do you have any suggestions for a channel name? If so, leave it in the comments section below. The channel would be about product reviews and a lot of […]
Helping versus enabling our teenage son: My husband and I talk about this all the time. Sometimes we see the issue pretty much the same; other times, we flat out don’t. You see, we have two different personality types and sometimes two distinct parenting styles. But we share one vision: we want what’s best for […]
Many times I find myself questioning whether my actions as a parent really help our son or are further enabling his behavior and choices. I imagine that if you, like me, are the parent of a child with autism you can relate to my conundrum.
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My husband and I have two sons. The oldest has high-functioning autism. Our family blogs about our experiences to offer support to other individuals and families with similar challenges. I am also the Salt Lake City editor for KidsOutAndAbout.com and a former editor for Ensign magazine.