Disabled Parenting

Accepting Feedback From Your Children is Healthy and Needs to be Normalized

Receiving feedback about parenting from your children needs to be normalized. Whenever we are doing a different job or anything else in life, feedback is a natural part of the process and it needs to happen. Only if you don't parent in a way that is effective or healthy for your child, it can have… Continue reading Accepting Feedback From Your Children is Healthy and Needs to be Normalized

Growing up undiagnosed

Fat Shaming Kids Can Have Lasting Effects

Fat shaming kids can lead to lasting trauma into adult hood. In the autistic community, there are several co morbidities that cause weight gain and it is a symptom of a disorder.  I was fat shamed by my mother, father and grand parents growing up. My brother, who I found now is extremely toxic, joined… Continue reading Fat Shaming Kids Can Have Lasting Effects

autistic culture, Disability Culture

Self Diagnosis Is Not A Privilege. It Is Deep Seeded In Trauma

"Does your autism make you nasty?" is what I was met with when I told my toxic mother that I was diagnosed with autism on September 30, 2013.  How do I remember the date? The only appointment that was available was my birthday and only appointment that was available. I thank my toxic mother for… Continue reading Self Diagnosis Is Not A Privilege. It Is Deep Seeded In Trauma