My son has autism.

My son has autism.

Hi! My name is Charity and I am a wife and a mom to four crazy kids! My firstborn, Logan, made me a mom in 2009, and I could never have imagined the journey the two of us would go on. I had no idea what motherhood would look like for me. Logan was diagnosed with...
Let’s Go Outside!

Let’s Go Outside!

Doctor’s orders.  Play outside, young man!   When I took my son to the doctor to take care of the lovely impetigo that was taking over his face, the doctor made some recommendations.    Wear wrist guards when skateboarding.  Put...
Obsession.

Obsession.

My kid is always holding paper.  Sometimes it’s green or purple, other times it is post-it note size.  But usually he is working with a regular letter size piece of white printer paper.   Let’s back up a bit.  My son can’t bother to learn to...
The “MOM” Count

The “MOM” Count

I have calculated it out.  It is a scientifically and mathematically sound procedure.  I know the daily count of times I hear “MOM!” yelled from somewhere around our home or property.  Two hundred and eighty nine. Some days a few more, some days a few...
Should we teach our daughters to be nice?

Should we teach our daughters to be nice?

I’ve always worried about how I make the people around me feel. Did she think I was being rude? Did he hear me say thank you? Did she feel like I liked her? Did I inconvenience anyone? Did my outburst make it uncomfortable for someone else? Were they offended I...