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Meditating with Audi

We sit together, touching. Our meditations are no more than 3 minutes. I try to keep him calm. He’s watched me do this so many times, that he understands, “when I sit like this, wait until I open my eyes.” March 2020. I started meditating with him lying down. And we used the Calm app. And we still do. I want to try different ways. The goal is to sit across from him or beside him and meditate for...

Why I asked the pediatrician for THC and the alternative

Audric’s sensory behaviors are standing out more. It’s hard to ignore. They affect his daily living on a functional level. He’s getting bigger too, so the behaviors are literally louder and more intrusive. One behavior is teeth grinding. When I brush his teeth, he winces. The bristles rub directly on his gums. I can’t tell if my pressure is too forceful. I don’t...

A powerful and simple tool to improve self-care and so much more.

Every morning, I pray. I ask Universe for protection, guidance, and give thanks. Then, I pray several times a day. It’s my comfort. I literally talk out loud and no one else’s in the room. No filter. And I don’t feel judged. Sometimes, it’s a conversation. I’m talking to the Universe, and it’s listening! Few people understand this lifestyle. It’s hard to...