What I want you to know about Autism

(Reprinted from TayloredIntent.com. Originally published on 4.14.22. The words are all mine.) What do I want you to know about autism? Since I am neuro-typical, I can only give you a mother’s perspective. So, last night, I asked my 15-year-old with autism what they want people to understand about autism. After a moment’s thought, theyContinue reading “What I want you to know about Autism”

Plant Based Eating Month Reflection#1: How we got here

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about my own personal journeys–in relationships, in parenting, in my faith and calling, and around food and health. I rather enjoy thinking about food and health. In fact, throughout my entire adult life, I have believed that food has the power to heal and to harm and theContinue reading “Plant Based Eating Month Reflection#1: How we got here”

When all else overwhelms, books to the rescue..

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted on this little blog of mine. Not because of any real boycott or anything, but simply because life is full and (as I regularly remind myself) we are still in the middle (hopefully near the end) of a pandemic. My brain is simply clogged. It’s full ofContinue reading “When all else overwhelms, books to the rescue..”

Goals, goals, goals…

Or, how I almost ruined my entire year in the first three days…. I love the new year. I “secretly” love to make resolutions. Only I don’t call them resolutions because that’s stupid and I only make it for about 2 days on whatever resolution I make. So, I do the sneaky thing and callContinue reading “Goals, goals, goals…”

The Right Time for New Things

This year, for the very first time ever in my life, I made a gingerbread house. Actually, I made a graham cracker house, but you get the idea. I found and made the recipe for the icing that is like cement when it hardens, I purchased candy canes and gum drops and other candies andContinue reading “The Right Time for New Things”