I am grateful to be the mom to two beautiful beings that have have been graced with Autism. In the beginning I in no way shape or form saw Autism as any type of gift. I honestly thought I was being punished for something that I had done in my past. I didn't know what but I knew that this was some sort of punishment from the universe.
But what I discovered as I begin to parent my children on the spectrum is that they were here to teach me some valuable lessons. You…Continue
Added by Charmaine Fuller on February 4, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
Parenting is a challenge no matter what your child's superpower is. Finding the joy in parenting is much easier than you think.
When I first became a mom I thought that parenting was just like on TV, boy was I in for a big surprise. You see when I found out that my daughter had a mind all her own and our issues couldn't be solved with a quick antidote I was floored. My mom had made this parenting thing look easy too, her cool demeanor was nothing short of Zen like, I wondered…Continue
Added by Charmaine Fuller on January 5, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
If you listen to mainstream media or watch reality T.V. then the message that you're being fed is that happiness comes from more stuff. Bigger house, fancier car and clothes, expensive jewelry and shoes, exotic vacations, more money and a better job will get you the life of your dreams. We all have bought into that lie, the lie that tells us that happiness is a reaching out instead of a melting in. We over stimulate, over medicate and over work to drown out how we truly feel and…Continue
Added by Charmaine Fuller on June 29, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments