Today we are talking all about Autism. What is it? How do we know if our child may have it, what can we do about it, and how do we process it? This is a huge topic, and whether your child has autism or another neurological disorder, I know this episode will be valuable to you in some way. I am going to share my story on how Remy was diagnosed and what we have done with her ever since. READ MORE
Cannabis has been a hot topic for people with epilepsy because many people have found success in lowering their seizures using THC and CBD, which are both cannabinoids (or chemicals) found in the marijuana plant. My daughter Remy has autism and a rare genetic disorder called PCDH19 which causes her to have epilepsy. I want to talk about Cannabis because as parents of children with neurological disorders, we need drugs that are effective for our kiddos, but we don’t want READ MORE
Have you ever thought that refusing to accept your child having autism, epilepsy or other neurological disorder was a sign of love? What if I told you that it actually is the opposite. Join me as I dive into the importance of accepting your child with special needs and what life looks like when you do.
Do you feel anger, jealousy, and resentment because your child isn’t who you dreamed of when you thought about being a parent? Do you feel way over your head and that you and your child have been short-changed due to a medical diagnosis? Grieving over a life you prepared for and fantasized about is totally normal and actually very healthy. Us moms feel such shame around grieving because we are supposed to be thankful for what we have. But sometimes READ MORE