Why AngelSense is the Best GPS Tracker for Kids

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 more panic attacks. Keeping my autistic eloper safe is at the top of my list of priorities. My first go to tool to keep him safe is the AngelSense GPS tracker for kids.  My son Jay was diagnosed with autism when he was 4 years old. It took several years of waiting, tests, endless paperwork, doctor...

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How to Survive Shopping with Your Autistic Toddler

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, extremely grabby, frightened (and cry), or run away at every given opportunity. As a parent, this can be a number of emotions. We sometimes feel ashamed that we have disturbed others. Angry at the world — especially if there are judgemental looks are remarks made to us directly. All of these...

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How to Calm the First Day Jitters of School

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 can be especially difficult if this is the first time they are attending school. As a parent, you have prepared yourself by spending an abundance of time researching the school by looking up reviews on Google and talking to neighbors and friends about their experiences with local schools. As a...

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Financial Tips and Tricks for Autistic Families

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 households. Being on this financial road myself, I decided to share what I know about financial tips and tricks for autistic families. Some of this information can also come in handy for families who have special needs kiddos.  Financial Tips and Tricks for Autistic Families The financial toll...

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Reasons We Stopped ABA Preschool

Reasons We Stopped ABA Preschool

My son started ABA preschool at a therapy center after recently receiving an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. The diagnosing doctor recommended 40 hours of ABA therapy a week. My first thought was that’s way TOO much! It takes a ton of energy and effort for an adult to get through a 40 hour work week, how in the world was my 4-year-old going to handle it? Well, it didn’t take long before he stopped ABA preschool. The class had...

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After the Autism Diagnosis…. Now What?

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? Navigating through this is not going to be easy.  When J was two we enrolled him a preschool program, that was 2.5 years ago. At the time, we were in the wait and see stage, of his diagnosis (read My Son’s Autism Diagnosis for more info) which lasted several years. J did not do well...

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