20+ Insane Fortnite Gift Ideas

Hands up for all the households who have been taken over by Fortnite! For all of those kids that...

How to Calm Anxiety in Kids with the Heart Trick

I hope our story helps enables you to calm anxiety in one way or another. My little boy is super...

How to Cope When Family Stops Calling

When family stops calling... something changes you. You find yourself frantically looking for ways...

Have Some Fall Fun with this Fall Bucket List for Families

It's finally Fall Y'all! Let's celebrate with a little fall fun by completing this fantastic fall...

Why AngelSense is the Best GPS Tracker for Kids

Keep your special needs kiddo safe with the best GPS tracker for kids. With real-time monitoring,...

Wicked Halloween Treats

I LOVE Halloween! From the falling leaves, cool nights, decorations, to the Halloween treats, it...

DIY Frankenstein Halloween Treat Baskets

Let's get the Halloween party started with these adorable DIY Frankenstein Halloween Treat...

How to Survive Shopping with Your Autistic Toddler

No matter how many children you have, shopping with an autistic toddler is a completely different...

20+ Ways to Make the First Day of School Special

It's time to start the school year off on the right foot with these 20+ ways to make the first day...

How to Calm the First Day Jitters of School

Preparing for school to start can create a major case of first day jitters. The first day of...

Unique Fox Gifts That Will Make You Say For Fox Sake

If you adore the magical fox as much as I do, you have to check out these unique fox gifts.  Fox...

The Ultimate Dinosaur Dirt Bars Recipe

Dirt, dinos, delicious treats you can easily make (and devour!) is the perfect equation to a...

Slime Green Gift Ideas You Have to See to Believe

These slime green gift ideas will give your gift-giving game a spin in the right direction.  Slime...

Avocados from Amazon

  Avocados from Mexico! I can hear the jingle playing now. Don't deny it... let the catchy tune...

Financial Tips and Tricks for Autistic Families

Becoming financial stable is a task in itself. Adding the extra expenses that autism families have...

Valentine’s Day Books for Boys

Check out my list of books that can teach boys all about the meaning of love. These Valentine's...

Reasons We Stopped ABA Preschool

My son started ABA preschool at a therapy center to help him with his Autism spectrum diagnosis....

The First Week in ABA Preschool

Last week, my kiddo started ABA preschool.  It wasn't easy... It was a gigantic step.  Ever since...

Silly Monster Gift Ideas

Since Halloween is right around the corner, I figured why not gather some of my boy's favorite...

Easy Kid’s Craft Recycled Bracelets

Check out this fun and easy kid's craft, recycled bracelets! With two simple supplies; Clean...

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20+ Insane Fortnite Gift Ideas

Hands up for all the households who have been taken over by Fortnite! For all of those kids that want to get the W, check out these 25 insane Fortnite gift ideas! Racing to first place is the most important task of the day.  Now onto the second most important task of...

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How to Cope When Family Stops Calling

When family stops calling... something changes you. You find yourself frantically looking for ways to cope.  It feels like your village starts to come undone. You feel that wall of security starting to crumble.  When my mom passed away, I was only 24 and my life...

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Wicked Halloween Treats

I LOVE Halloween! From the falling leaves, cool nights, decorations, to the Halloween treats, it is a season that my entire family gets excited about.  I've hunted down only the best Halloween treats for you to devour this year. You'll find a witch's cauldron, some...

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20+ Ways to Make the First Day of School Special

It's time to start the school year off on the right foot with these 20+ ways to make the first day of school special.  Changing routines, starting a new year, and possibly even a new school for some of your kiddos can be so very stressful! I'm here to make it fun! ...

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The Ultimate Dinosaur Dirt Bars Recipe

Dirt, dinos, delicious treats you can easily make (and devour!) is the perfect equation to a kid-friendly recipe! I absolutely love making things to eat in the kitchen with my boys. Whether the end result is a yummy treat, nourishing meal, snack or burned toast, I...

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Avocados from Amazon

  Avocados from Mexico! I can hear the jingle playing now. Don't deny it... let the catchy tune bounce around while you pick up some of these fun and incredible items that revolve around the goodness of avocados from Amazon.  Sporting avocados have taken on an...

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I Can Only Imagine Ticket Giveaway

Thistle Hill is excited to announce a giveaway for two tickets to the upcoming movie, I Can Only Imagine. It just so happens to have a release date that lands on my mom's birthday. What a great way to celebrate a women that was devoted to the Lord as much as Bart...

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Reasons We Stopped ABA Preschool

My son started ABA preschool at a therapy center to help him with his Autism spectrum diagnosis. It didn't take long before he stopped ABA preschool. The class had several students, along with a Habilitative Interventionist for each student. ABA preschool did not go...

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20+ Insane Fortnite Gift Ideas

Hands up for all the households who have been taken over by Fortnite! For all of those kids that want to get the W, check out these 25 insane...

How to Calm Anxiety in Kids with the Heart Trick

I hope our story helps enables you to calm anxiety in one way or another. My little boy is super anxious and suffers from severe separation...

How to Cope When Family Stops Calling

When family stops calling... something changes you. You find yourself frantically looking for ways to cope.  It feels like your village starts to...

Have Some Fall Fun with this Fall Bucket List for Families

It's finally Fall Y'all! Let's celebrate with a little fall fun by completing this fantastic fall bucket list for families! If you haven't already...

Why AngelSense is the Best GPS Tracker for Kids

Keep your special needs kiddo safe with the best GPS tracker for kids. With real-time monitoring, the call in feature, and more there will be no...

Wicked Halloween Treats

I LOVE Halloween! From the falling leaves, cool nights, decorations, to the Halloween treats, it is a season that my entire family gets excited...

DIY Frankenstein Halloween Treat Baskets

Let's get the Halloween party started with these adorable DIY Frankenstein Halloween Treat Baskets! They are SUPER easy to make which makes them the...

How to Survive Shopping with Your Autistic Toddler

No matter how many children you have, shopping with an autistic toddler is a completely different experience. Some children scream, are loud,...

20+ Ways to Make the First Day of School Special

It's time to start the school year off on the right foot with these 20+ ways to make the first day of school special.  Changing routines, starting a...

How to Calm the First Day Jitters of School

Preparing for school to start can create a major case of first day jitters. The first day of school can be tough for both parents and children. It...

Unique Fox Gifts That Will Make You Say For Fox Sake

If you adore the magical fox as much as I do, you have to check out these unique fox gifts.  Fox gifts, attire, home furnishings, socks, and thank...

The Ultimate Dinosaur Dirt Bars Recipe

Dirt, dinos, delicious treats you can easily make (and devour!) is the perfect equation to a kid-friendly recipe! I absolutely love making things to...

Slime Green Gift Ideas You Have to See to Believe

These slime green gift ideas will give your gift-giving game a spin in the right direction.  Slime green is a color that sticks out more than most....

Avocados from Amazon

  Avocados from Mexico! I can hear the jingle playing now. Don't deny it... let the catchy tune bounce around while you pick up some of these...

Financial Tips and Tricks for Autistic Families

Becoming financial stable is a task in itself. Adding the extra expenses that autism families have to the mix make it next to impossible for many...

I Can Only Imagine Ticket Giveaway

Thistle Hill is excited to announce a giveaway for two tickets to the upcoming movie, I Can Only Imagine. It just so happens to have a release date...

Valentine’s Day Books for Boys

Check out my list of books that can teach boys all about the meaning of love. These Valentine's day books for boys are perfect for any day of the...

Reasons We Stopped ABA Preschool

My son started ABA preschool at a therapy center to help him with his Autism spectrum diagnosis. It didn't take long before he stopped ABA...

The First Week in ABA Preschool

Last week, my kiddo started ABA preschool.  It wasn't easy... It was a gigantic step.  Ever since J was diagnosed as being on the Autism spectrum...

Silly Monster Gift Ideas

Since Halloween is right around the corner, I figured why not gather some of my boy's favorite silly monster stuff to share with you! Even though...

Easy Kid’s Craft Recycled Bracelets

Check out this fun and easy kid's craft, recycled bracelets! With two simple supplies; Clean socks, tights, and/or leggings (preferably ones that...

Hard Strawberry Lemonade Punch Cocktail Recipe

If you bottled up summer into a cocktail, it would be this hard strawberry lemonade punch cocktail recipe!  Lemons.... summer. Strawberries......

After the Autism Diagnosis…. Now What?

Even though I saw my son's autism diagnosis coming, nothing prepared me. It knocked me down, even though I was ready for the impact. Now what?...

The Best Emoji Finds

I finally sat down and made the best emoji finds list to help fill your life with these adorable emojis! My list includes a little bit of...

My Son’s Autism Diagnosis

My son's autism diagnosis took years of observation, multiple doctors, paperwork, and a variety of tests.  Both my husband and I knew that when our...