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Most days, you’ll find me driving my kids around, watching Real Housewives, cussing at the pile of laundry that never ends and laughing at the hilarious things my kids do. I am always ready to hop in the car and find my next adventure, even if it’s just Target.

I thought I had life figured out until my daughter Remy was born 7 years ago. She came into this world as perfect as can be but then everything changed. When she was 9 months old, she had seizure that would change her life in a way I could never have imagined. From hospital stays, developmental delays, a diagnosis of autism and rare form of epilepsy called PCDH19, I didn’t have the kind of tools I needed to navigate the world of special needs parenting.

About Me

Most days, you’ll find me driving my kids around, watching Real Housewives, cussing at the pile of laundry that never ends and laughing at the hilarious things my kids do. I am always ready to hop in the car and find my next adventure, even if it’s just Target.

I thought I had life figured out until my daughter Remy was born 7 years ago. She came into this world as perfect as can be but then everything changed. When she was 9 months old, she had seizure that would change her life in a way I could never have imagined. From hospital stays, developmental delays, a diagnosis of autism and rare form of epilepsy called PCDH19, I didn’t have the kind of tools I needed to navigate the world of special needs parenting.

The Podcast

In my podcast, you’ll hear raw and vulnerable insights into the world of special needs parenting. I cover topics that parents face raising children with neurological disabilities.

With a mix of inspiration, honest stories and actionable tips; my goal is to help you realize your power to be the parent you always dreamed, even if that’s in a different package than you expected.

Your child’s here to change the consciousness on our planet.  You hold the key to help them shine their amazing light into this world.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PODCAST

The Podcast

In my podcast, you’ll hear raw and vulnerable insights into the world of special needs parenting. I cover topics that parents face raising children with neurological disabilities.

With a mix of inspiration, honest stories and actionable tips; my goal is to help you realize, you have the power to be the parent you always dreamed, even if that’s in a different package than you expected.

Your child is here to change the consciousness on our planet and you hold the key to help them shine their amazing light into this world.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PODCAST!

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There's a season for everything. 
What ever season you're in, you're not alone. 

Here's a beautiful Bible verse I heard today at my brothers funeral. It's so fitting. 

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
(English Standard Version)
For everything there is a season,
and a time for every matter under heaven:
a time to be born, and a time to die;
a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;
a time to kill, and a time to heal;
a time to break down, and a time to build up;
a time to weep, and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together;
a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
a time to seek, and a time to lose;
a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
a time to tear, and a time to sew;
a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
a time to love, and a time to hate;
a time for war, and a time for peace.

This too shall pass
Why don’t more people know about epilepsy? ⁠⠀
⁠⠀
Using the first-ever complete data set from all 50 US states, the Center of Disease Control (CDC) reported that there are currently at least 3.4 million adults and children in the country living with active epilepsy. It is the greatest recorded total of epilepsy diagnoses in US history.⁠⠀
⁠⠀
The rate of diagnoses is particularly substantial in adult patients. Since 2010, the adult epilepsy patient population in the US has increased at least 30%, from approximately 2.3 million to 3 million in 2015. In the same period, children patient diagnoses have increased from 450,000 to 470,000.⁠⠀
Though the researchers attributed the growing cases to — most likely — population growth, the rate of epilepsy comes out to it actively affecting 1.2% of the US population. ⁠⠀
⁠⠀
https://www.hcplive.com/view/epilepsy-rates-reaches-highest-ever-recorded-in-us⁠⠀
⁠⠀
With the growing rate of diagnoses in the U.S., do you think there is enough awareness surrounding epilepsy? Why is it that still so many people don’t know what a seizure is? ⁠⠀
⁠⠀
#epilepsy #epilepsylife #seizuredisorder #epilepsyawareness #epilepsymom #epilepsyfamily #epilepsyparents #girlswithepilepsy #adultswithepilepsy #epilepsyeducation #epilepsylife #epilepsyeducation #epilepsydiagnosis #education #specialneedskids #specialneedsadults #specialneedsawareness #epilepsywarrior #epilepsyawarenessday #epilepsymatters #epilepsylife #seizurefree
If this is your worst year of your life, my heart is with you.

You're gonna get through this. You're going to survive. One day it's not always gonna hurt this much. 

You're in the deep dark hole of grief. Of loss. Of pain. 

It hurts. It hurts so bad you can't figure out the point. 

You don't see the light. You can't Find the silver lining. It doesn't make sense. You've been knocked down and can't get up.

I see you. I hear you. 

my heart hurts for you. 

I can't find the right words. I don't know if there are any. 

Life is just sucky. This world is just sucky.

And I know I can't make it better. I don't know that anyone can. 

But you're not alone. And you will get through this. One day it's not going to hurt this bad. 

But until then, just hang on. You're doing your best and that is enough. 

You are enough. 

Find something that makes you smile. Hold onto to the things that give you peace. 

Embrace those memories. Because they are yours. No one can take those away from you.

Forgive yourself for not being the version of yourself you wish you could be.

You've done the best you could and that is enough.

Give yourself grace and patience. 

It's ok to mourn.

One day you'll look back and will be proud of yourself for getting out of bed. For climbing those stairs. For showing up on your worst day. 

So Just hang on. I promise you'll make it.

I love you and am thinking about you and my heart is with you.
Hyperlexia is a syndrome characterized by an intense fascination with letters or numbers and an advanced reading ability. ⁠
⁠
Children who have hyperlexia read at levels far beyond what is expected at their age. They often begin reading when they are very young, sometimes as early as age two, and without reading instruction.⁠
⁠
Children who have hyperlexia have excellent visual and auditory memories, and they have a tendency to remember what they see and hear with little if any effort. They will often exhibit echolalia, which is the repetition of phrases and sentences without understanding the meaning. ⁠
⁠
Hyperlexia can be a sign of autism when it is accompanied by a delay in communication abilities. Early and accurate identification of hyperlexia can benefit your child.⁠
⁠
https://www.verywellfamily.com/hyperlexia-definition-and-diagnosis-1449188#hyperlexia-and-autism⁠
⁠
What do you think? Is there is a strong correlation between Hyperlexia and ASD, in your opinion?⁠
⁠
Is this connection something that should be studied more by researchers and medical professionals? ⁠
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Recent Instagram Posts

There's a season for everything. 
What ever season you're in, you're not alone. 

Here's a beautiful Bible verse I heard today at my brothers funeral. It's so fitting. 

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
(English Standard Version)
For everything there is a season,
and a time for every matter under heaven:
a time to be born, and a time to die;
a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;
a time to kill, and a time to heal;
a time to break down, and a time to build up;
a time to weep, and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together;
a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
a time to seek, and a time to lose;
a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
a time to tear, and a time to sew;
a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
a time to love, and a time to hate;
a time for war, and a time for peace.

This too shall pass
Why don’t more people know about epilepsy? ⁠⠀
⁠⠀
Using the first-ever complete data set from all 50 US states, the Center of Disease Control (CDC) reported that there are currently at least 3.4 million adults and children in the country living with active epilepsy. It is the greatest recorded total of epilepsy diagnoses in US history.⁠⠀
⁠⠀
The rate of diagnoses is particularly substantial in adult patients. Since 2010, the adult epilepsy patient population in the US has increased at least 30%, from approximately 2.3 million to 3 million in 2015. In the same period, children patient diagnoses have increased from 450,000 to 470,000.⁠⠀
Though the researchers attributed the growing cases to — most likely — population growth, the rate of epilepsy comes out to it actively affecting 1.2% of the US population. ⁠⠀
⁠⠀
https://www.hcplive.com/view/epilepsy-rates-reaches-highest-ever-recorded-in-us⁠⠀
⁠⠀
With the growing rate of diagnoses in the U.S., do you think there is enough awareness surrounding epilepsy? Why is it that still so many people don’t know what a seizure is? ⁠⠀
⁠⠀
#epilepsy #epilepsylife #seizuredisorder #epilepsyawareness #epilepsymom #epilepsyfamily #epilepsyparents #girlswithepilepsy #adultswithepilepsy #epilepsyeducation #epilepsylife #epilepsyeducation #epilepsydiagnosis #education #specialneedskids #specialneedsadults #specialneedsawareness #epilepsywarrior #epilepsyawarenessday #epilepsymatters #epilepsylife #seizurefree
If this is your worst year of your life, my heart is with you.

You're gonna get through this. You're going to survive. One day it's not always gonna hurt this much. 

You're in the deep dark hole of grief. Of loss. Of pain. 

It hurts. It hurts so bad you can't figure out the point. 

You don't see the light. You can't Find the silver lining. It doesn't make sense. You've been knocked down and can't get up.

I see you. I hear you. 

my heart hurts for you. 

I can't find the right words. I don't know if there are any. 

Life is just sucky. This world is just sucky.

And I know I can't make it better. I don't know that anyone can. 

But you're not alone. And you will get through this. One day it's not going to hurt this bad. 

But until then, just hang on. You're doing your best and that is enough. 

You are enough. 

Find something that makes you smile. Hold onto to the things that give you peace. 

Embrace those memories. Because they are yours. No one can take those away from you.

Forgive yourself for not being the version of yourself you wish you could be.

You've done the best you could and that is enough.

Give yourself grace and patience. 

It's ok to mourn.

One day you'll look back and will be proud of yourself for getting out of bed. For climbing those stairs. For showing up on your worst day. 

So Just hang on. I promise you'll make it.

I love you and am thinking about you and my heart is with you.
Hyperlexia is a syndrome characterized by an intense fascination with letters or numbers and an advanced reading ability. ⁠
⁠
Children who have hyperlexia read at levels far beyond what is expected at their age. They often begin reading when they are very young, sometimes as early as age two, and without reading instruction.⁠
⁠
Children who have hyperlexia have excellent visual and auditory memories, and they have a tendency to remember what they see and hear with little if any effort. They will often exhibit echolalia, which is the repetition of phrases and sentences without understanding the meaning. ⁠
⁠
Hyperlexia can be a sign of autism when it is accompanied by a delay in communication abilities. Early and accurate identification of hyperlexia can benefit your child.⁠
⁠
https://www.verywellfamily.com/hyperlexia-definition-and-diagnosis-1449188#hyperlexia-and-autism⁠
⁠
What do you think? Is there is a strong correlation between Hyperlexia and ASD, in your opinion?⁠
⁠
Is this connection something that should be studied more by researchers and medical professionals? ⁠
View All Instagram Posts

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