tired of the complaining about April and Autism Month

Please stop complaining, start acting.

I am growing so weary of the anti-April-anti-autism month conversation that is going on online. It’s exhausting. First of all, I get it. I get why so many dislike that organization and I have also called to boycott them. But I also have explained why I still wear blue on April 2. In a nutshell, […]

Spread Happiness and Big Brothers/Big Sisters gets $1 each time you do! #HappyActs

Be happy, live happy and when you share your HappyActs on IG, Big Brothers and Big Sisters will get $1.

We are just a few days away from the UN’s International Day of Happiness. I love the idea of this day…to encourage people to connect with others and promote happiness. I am partnering with Live Happy magazine to not only encourage myself and others to be happy, but to also help Big Brothers and Big […]

glittery and colorful inspiration~special needs stories from the Philadelphia Mummers

A blind and autistic man is completing his 25th strut in the Mummers Parade, and the parade will also welcome two new Mummers, both with disabilities. Great inspiring stories!

If you live in Philadelphia…surely you know who the Mummers are. And if you’re not from around here, you are probably wondering, “what the heck is a Mummer?” I’ll get to that in a minute, but I’m really excited to share these stories with you. I was approached locally to share some of the information […]

tired of people trying to make me feel guilty for Christmas gifts

Yes, I indulge at the holidays. And here's why.

I don’t know if this has happened on your Pinterest or Facebook feed lately…but it has on mine. This whole “why we’re not giving gifts this holiday season” or “why I am taking my kids’ toys away” and “why we DON’T DO Santa” and so on. Shrug and sigh. Really? I mean, if little kids […]