Everyone needs a purpose

Posted by theothersideofnormal on March 29, 2016 in autism, coping skills, family |

  Welcome to all our new followers and friends! As our original followers can tell, I’ve taken a slight writing sabbatical these past couple of years.  I’ve focused more on social media and building our audience.  I’ve also started on book #2, coming out hopefully in the next year or so. I’ll admit it – […]

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What I, an Autism Mom, can and can’t do

Posted by theothersideofnormal on January 22, 2015 in coping skills |

      I love this particular blog entry from a fellow Autism Mom!   I wanted to share it with all of you because she took the words right out of my mouth. It made me chuckle.  And that’s good.  🙂   What I, an Autism Mom, can and can’t do As an Autism Mom (I capitalize it […]

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Posted by theothersideofnormal on December 17, 2014 in autism, coping skills |

    As Tony and I sat down to do our holiday card this year, I realized just how much traditions mean to him.  I let him do the card on his own last year (hense, the blurry picture), so I thought I’d at least check his work this year.  He carefully chose a picture of […]

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Workin’ for a living

Posted by theothersideofnormal on November 5, 2014 in autism, coping skills |

    We’re entering November and I can’t even believe that this year is nearly gone. How did this happen? When we last spoke, Tony had just graduated from the high school transition program and there were a lot of unknowns ahead. Summer came and went and we did our best to keep him occupied.  […]

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The Heart of Christmas

Posted by theothersideofnormal on December 21, 2013 in autism, family |

  Holiday cards are arriving daily and time is running out to get ready for Christmas.  It’s been an amazing year for us as we’ve had many celebratory moments which included college graduation and of course our book release.  My oldest son landed an amazing job full of opportunity; Tony has really grown and faces many […]

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Delivering the Message

Posted by theothersideofnormal on December 13, 2013 in autism, coping skills |

  This is a copy of one of the radio interviews I did last month.  I really think she asked great questions in helping me deliver the message as to why we wrote this book.  Please click the link and listen: AUTISM INTERVIEW mp3 audio   Thank you all for helping me spread awareness in our […]

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20 Things We Should Say More Often

Posted by theothersideofnormal on November 26, 2013 in autism, family |

            Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  I stumbled upon this video and wanted to share it with all of you.  Such a cute – but important – message. I am feeling so grateful for all the support and encouragement I’ve been getting since the book release.  It’s beyond my wildest dreams and […]

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Release day is here and I need your help!

Posted by theothersideofnormal on October 22, 2013 in autism |

  Today’s the day — the official release day of The Other Side of Normal – A look into our normal world with autism What does that mean? It simply means that our book is now available to order in bookstores or from internet sites like barnesandnoble.com and amazon.com. It most likely won’t be displayed […]

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Thank you!

Posted by theothersideofnormal on September 6, 2013 in autism, coping skills |

  The response to our book has been amazing.  I want to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for all the kinds emails, Facebook posts, tweets, reposts, notes, cards and phone calls.  I am truly overwhelmed. We have reached Australia and Europe before reaching our official release date! What started me on this […]

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Posted by theothersideofnormal on August 12, 2013 in autism |

    It’s finally here!  I can officially announce the release of our book:  The Other Side of Normal; A look into our NORMAL World with Autism   It’s been a long, exciting process, but our book will be released to the public on October 22nd! Better yet, it’s available immediately for pre-order at the link […]

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