Cue Motivational Music… now.

So HF made me write a list of affirmations.  Cheesy, I know- but surprisingly effective.  Everyone needs an anchor sometimes, and right now, mine is affirmation number one: I am an overachiever. I won’t bore you with the rest of the affirmations, but that’s the one I’m leaning on right now because gosh darnit I…

Iman’s first blog

GOT THE BIGGEST ICE CREAM  LOVE IMAN Note from Momma: Iman typed this blog by herself, and I had no intention of making any changes, but when autocorrect underlined her spelling of “bigist,” she had to ask why the computer was putting red lines under her words. So we had an impromptu spelling lesson for…

Got caught

I woke up this morning, and I noticed that Musfira was already awake and singing in her crib. I wanted to use the bathroom before picking her up and activating Mommy Mode for the day, so I stood up quickly when she was looking the other way, starting tiptoeing and then-

Sometimes, I love autism :)

Last week or so- HF decided that we were going to stay up super late (or some of us, nap super late) and then go out and watch the Geminid meteor shower with the Dubai Astronomy Club.  I thought it was a lovely idea.  The grand reveal to the children went something like this: HF:…

Woulda Coulda Shoulda

I shoulda seen it coming.  I felt Musfira make a tiny little gagging sound as I held her over my shoulder.  After all, I have three children.  I know how ominous one tiny *herp?* from a child’s mouth can be.  Sometimes that’s the only warning you get before herp turns into full-out hurl. I could’ve…

Gofundme, please?

Well, we now officially have a GoFundMe page.  JazakAllahuKheiran to Mariam for setting it up. 🙂 I feel nervous and excited.  But nervous.  But hey, what have I got to lose? Apart from the not for profit autism intervention service that I’ve invested the last three years of my life on but Hey! Let the spamming…

A lovely update :)

AssalamuAlaikum all of you really awesome peoples.  🙂  Through the grace and mercy of Allah, which facilitates the kindness and generosity of people like you, things are looking better for AutismUAE.  Not only have the comments in my last post reached almost a third of what we need (JazakAllahuKheiran, really) but Muslim Matters has also…