Autism Mom & Balance

My daughter has Autism and other major challenges that are un-diagnosed.  Dealing with this makes me classically overworked and underpaid.  I am my child’s psychotherapist, nurse, physical, speech and occupational therapist, pediatrician and psychic (she’s non verbal).  I’m also a single mom, entrepreneur, amateur happiness researcher (how else could I constantly push through the madness that is my reality!?), yoga enthusiast, practicing red wine connoisseur, and advocate for all things good and right in my life and this world.  I have a lot on my plate.  Yet I wouldn’t change any of it. It has become my life’s mission to practice fearlessness because living fiercely is hard.  Being someone trying to make it through life is challenging, and doing so with the responsibility of another life can be downright depressing. Like most, I’ve successfully failed at life in many ways.  All of which has lead to amazing feats.  What I’ve found is this is the best space to evolve as a person.  You find that you can… Grow.  I’ve learnt to take what didn’t work, label it and at least tried to determine the lesson to be learnt (sometimes being unsure of the big picture, but knowing some day it would present itself).  As difficult as it has been, more often than not, it has allowed me to be a better judge and be better prepared for the next...

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