Autism · GAPS™ Diet · Healthy Environment · Natural Healing · Tips for Healthy Eating

When It is Just Too Hard

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.” ~ Gilda Radner  …… Continue reading When It is Just Too Hard


Simple Social and Sensory-Friendly Games

“We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.” ― Heraclitus   If you have a child with special needs, you know that it can be expensive. We were recently reminded of this when our local hospital decided that our medical account had existed for too long. For the…… Continue reading Simple Social and Sensory-Friendly Games


Six Strategies for Preventing Anxiety and Adrenal Stress in Autism

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Download the free brochure: “Autism And Adrenal Stress” Autism and Adrenal Stress An autism spectrum disorder (ASD) places the individual, the parents, and siblings under enormous adrenal stress.  Prolonged periods of stress can fatigue your adrenal glands, resulting in biochemical and cellular changes which can affect many body systems, including…

Autism · GAPS™ Diet · Natural Healing · Tips for Healthy Eating

The Benefits of Water Kefir

    Many of us have by now heard about the benefits of taking a daily probiotic. It has been touted as the “cure” from everything from constipation and GI complaints to depression and even autism (read about the “groundbreaking” study here: Autism’s Gut-Brain Connection) I’ve also discussed the benefits of taking probiotics on this…… Continue reading The Benefits of Water Kefir