Author: eclecticallylyn

love languages for your awesome autistic

our little humans have needs just like everyone else, and it’s important to give them the kind of love they require to ensure we raise the best versions of our children. physical touch whether it’s meant to calm in moments of distress or reaffirm a positive moment, warm hugs are an easy way to spoil

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how to encourage positivity and build confidence in your awesome autistic

no matter what your beliefs are, I think we all can agree that the world works in miraculous and mysterious ways sometimes. earlier this week, I had the pleasure of connecting with one of the blog’s Twitter followers – @AK Nephtali . realizing that he could provide a different voice for the blog, I knew

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introducing your awesome autistic to their new sibling

over the last few days, I have had the pleasure of speaking to the moms of awesome autistics who are about to be or already are the older sibling to their family’s new addition. introducing our awesome autistics to their new sibling(s) can be difficult at times, so big A and I are going to

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the last single digit birthday for my awesome autistic

this weekend we celebrated big A’s last year in single digits! as we go into this ninth year, big A had a lot to be thankful for – especially the Poppy and Branch Dance Along plushies that NaNa and PaPa got him to celebrate the big day! every day was filled with fun filled activities,

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the emotional habits of my awesome autistic

when they talk, we have to listen! understanding big A’s emotions has always been a challenge for me. as an autism mom who suffers from depression, I never want to see my sweet boy upset or angry. often times, I would be so focused on ‘making him feel better’, I would completely disregard his need

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songs that bring out my awesome autistic’s personality

people have always said that music is therapeutic, and despite the fact that my sweet boy cannot carry a note at all, singing with him has always been one of my favorite pastimes. when we’d road trip back home down south, I’d queue up the playlist and roll down the windows – losing ourselves in

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is your awesome autistic full of energy?

not enough hours in the day as a single mama, I can personally attest to the fact that I often feel overwhelmed juggling so many schedules in addition to keeping up with my little humans’ pace. as much as I wish I had the same energy as them, I used to find myself exhausted just

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is your awesome autistic nonverbal?

studies show that 1 in every 54 children born in the united states falls somewhere on the spectrum for autism; my awesome autistic is one of them. a brief history just before his second birthday, my suspicions began to arise as I watched all the kids his age do things he wasn’t doing – despite

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