My journey to heal my son’s most distressing symptoms of autism has changed the way I live and care for my family. I am passionate about nontoxic products, natural remedies, grain-free nutrition, essential oils, and healing the symptoms known as autism. But, I wasn’t always that way. I had to learn from the beginning – with little time or money, without knowing how to cook AT ALL, juggling a family, a career, and everything that comes with caring for a child with special needs. If I can do it, so can you! Welcome to a cleaner, healthier, HAPPIER life! Read more about me.

Recent Posts

Fun Halloween Eyeball Wreath: So Easy It’s Scary

Looking for easy and inexpensive Halloween decorations and fun holiday ideas? This Eyeball Wreath fits the bill perfectly. I got the idea to make this last Halloween after I saw it on No. 2 Pencil and I ordered the ping pong balls and some googly eyes, but then never...

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October Young Living Promos: Welcome Autumn

Happy October! This month’s Young Living promotions welcome autumn by keeping everything and everyone clean, cozy, and healthy! If you aren’t a member of Young Living, it’s a great time to get started with Essential Oils! And if you are already a...

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Surfers Healing: One Perfect Day for Autism

It’s simply magic. That sounds strange, especially to parents who have a child with autism. Because if we know anything, it’s that there is no magic bullet. EVERYTHING we do in autism requires a ton of work and nothing is easy. But, if there is anything...

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Popular Posts

Gauche Faux-ture: Fashion Week, Autism Style

We are in the midst of Fashion Week! Not news to you autism moms. I’m sure that it is your ultimate priority in between therapy sessions and cooking allergy-friendly meals and cleaning up poop. Right? Clearly, I’m kidding. If you don’t have time to peruse the fashion...

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Happy Birthday To Me!

If you read my monthly newsletter, you know that I was planning something “crazy” for my 40th birthday (and if you follow my Facebook page, you probably already know what it is). But, if you were waiting to find out, here is the big reveal: I didn’t...

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Autism and Dental Surgery

I was going to write my first blog about something a little more introductory and not as specific as this topic. But, a lot of people have been asking about this, so I thought it would be helpful to share my research and experience. If you have a child with autism,...

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More Good Stuff

More Good Stuff

autism hope

our Autism story +

medical resources, education info, things I’ve learned (usually the hard way), and tales from our crazy autism life…


our Nutrition story +

family-friendly (and some grown-up!) recipes, all about grain-free living, helpful healthy eating info, and more…

young living essential oils

our Essential Oils story +

the amazing benefits of essential oils, how to get started, fun oil recipes, oil promos, and slick oily tips…

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