September: Prostate Awareness Month

As I entered through 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 Guiding and Raising Children and Adolescents 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 Guiding and Raising Children and Adolescents 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 . Mr. Douglass would have been 203 years old on February 14th. Source: < > Source: < >


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, 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 Guiding and Raising Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

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 Guiding and Raising Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

Tip 1 for Single Mothers Raising Children with Autism

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. Disclaimer: The information shared in his blog is to inform and for educational purposes only.

All you Single Mothers

To all you single mothers, I know how you feel. I know what it’s like to feel you’re alone, while raising your child(ren) by yourself. I know what you’re going through… Yet, still, regardless… as a mother, you desire the best for your child(ren). Yes. Suddenly, play dates and birthday invitations come to a halt,… Continue reading All you Single Mothers

Public Transportation

I’ve laughed silently to myself while riding the bus. So far, I’ve seen Elvis…, John Lennon…, Willie Nelson…, and today I saw Michael McDonald. Lol. All of them celebrity look-alikes, of course. Seriously! One day, in southern California, I was riding the bus from Hollywood. As it moved closer to the curb and stopped to… Continue reading Public Transportation