For this series, MOMS DO THE MOST AMAZING THINGS, I’ve interviewed celebrities, TV personalities, and New York Times bestselling authors, but I know from personal experience that the extraordinary often goes unrecognized in “ordinary” people. Not on camera. Not with a million followers on Instagram. Not on anyone’s most influential list. I’ve met many of them in my work with … [Read more...] about An Extraordinary “Ordinary” Person
This is the improbable story of Danisha Danielle Hoston, and I’m so pleased to have her in our MOMMIES DO THE MOST AMAZING THINGS series! I’m not what you’d call a betting woman, but even I understand odds. Take a girl raised by a single dad. That girl’s biological mom struggles with addiction and is in and out of her life. That … [Read more...] about What Are The Odds?
While Facebook is not the most comprehensive look at a person’s life, you often learn a lot about priorities and patterns examining social media posts. Me? You’d learn that I’m passionate about autism, my writing, my family and my friends. May sound like an amateur move, but I thought I’d poke around the Facebook page of Felita Harris, Senior Vice … [Read more...] about What’s In Your Inner Beauty Bag?
Have you ever been in a situation when you felt the walls of your life closing in on you; pressing against your hope, your faith, your peace? I know what that feels like. My family suffered a series of back-to-back blows. My son was diagnosed with autism on a Thursday, and the next day, my husband lost his job. We were pawning, scraping and doing everything we could think … [Read more...] about How Jasinda Wilder Saved Her Family’s Home Writing Steamy Romance Novels
During April, we have celebrated incredible women raising children with autism as a part of our MOMMIES DO THE MOST AMAZING THINGS interview series. The mom who is the subject of today's interview has a special place in my heart and in my family’s journey, though we have never met face to face. When my son was diagnosed with autism at two years old, it thrust us into … [Read more...] about Interview With “Talk About Curing Autism” Founder Lisa Ackerman