Father’s Day 2024

I’d like to honor and pay homage to my dad for #FathersDay2024. Thank you, daddy for always taking us to church every Friday, Sunday, and Sunday night. Thank you, daddy for always being a devoted financial provider for our family. Thank you, daddy for marrying… mama…, and accepting her two children and taking them in,… Continue reading Father’s Day 2024

November “Countdown Method”/Noviem “Metodo de cuenta atras”

Greetings single mothers. In July or August of this year, I recommended you purchase a calendar, on which you should write down Parent-Teacher Nights, PTA meetings, field trips, teacher-student flex days off, and holidays. Remember, I shared with you the “Countdown Method”? Our children, adolescents, and young adults with Autism and other developmental disabilities can… Continue reading November “Countdown Method”/Noviem “Metodo de cuenta atras”

September: Prostate Awareness Month

As I entered through waveimagingnetwork.com glass doors (formerly @radnetimagaing) and walked towards the check-in counter, to my left, there sat a neat picture frame, with a small plastic clear see-through container next to it. The container contained chewy toffee candy wrapped in shiny royal-blue paper. And in the picture frame read the white words on… Continue reading September: Prostate Awareness Month

Tip 5 for Single Mothers of Children, Adolescents, Young and Older Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Greetings Family, Friends, and Neighbors! We’re just about through Summer 2023. And it’s that time of year for single mothers, caregivers, and guardians of children, adolescents, and young adults with Autism and developmental disabilities, to start planning ahead for the new school year. By now, caregivers, guardians, single mothers, and all parents you should have… Continue reading Tip 5 for Single Mothers of Children, Adolescents, Young and Older Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Black History Month 2021

Hola everyone! Closing out this year’s Black History Month acknowledging my former Compton College Professor Dr. Roach, who assigned the reading “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,” published by https://store.doverpublications.com/0486284999.html . Mr. Douglass would have been 203 years old on February 14th. Source: < https://kjlhradio.com/dominique-diprima/ > Source: < https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Douglass >

DAY 3 (2-DAYS LEFT) MESSAGE

I’m sorry FAMILY and FRIENDS!! I didn’t forget about you. I’ve been…, but I’m back! Thank you for coming back to read my blog posts. You are appreciated. xox If you are a family, grandparent-as-parent, guardian, parent(s) caring for a physically challenged special needs child https://www.stjude.org/, I want you to know that you’re not alone.… Continue reading DAY 3 (2-DAYS LEFT) MESSAGE

DAY 2 (3-Days Left) MESSAGE

Hey FAMILY and FRIENDS, Thank you for all your feedback and support from yesterday’s announcement of my upcoming #GivingTuesday [week] t-shirt collection. The reason why I am so passionate about encouraging and supporting families, grandparents-as-parents, guardians, and parent(s) caring for developmental and physically challenged needs children, because I do not want them to feel alone… Continue reading DAY 2 (3-Days Left) MESSAGE

Song: Farther Along

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Tip 3 for Single Mothers of Children, Adolescents, and Young and Older Adults with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

Being a single mother, I established the rule for my son with Autism that he must wear one head phone over one ear. Several times I called my son’s name, but he didn’t answer. It was due to both music headphones over his ears. For this reason, I established a rule for our home: “Only… Continue reading Tip 3 for Single Mothers of Children, Adolescents, and Young and Older Adults with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

Tip 4 for Single Mothers of Autism Children, Adolescents, Young and Older Adults with Other Developmental Disabilities

For single mothers who are guiding and raising children with Autism and other developmental disabilities, may I suggest changing your living room into a jungle gym (not literally), especially if you are raising boys on the Autism Spectrum. Author Brenda Lee Gertman Disclaimer: The information shared in his blog is to inform and for educational… Continue reading Tip 4 for Single Mothers of Autism Children, Adolescents, Young and Older Adults with Other Developmental Disabilities