I Got Pregnant with a Paragard IUD: My Miscarriage at 6 weeks

Trigger warning: this is the story of how I got pregnant with a Paragard IUD: my miscarriage at 6 weeks gestation.  Originally posted February 24, 2018. When you are graduating college or celebrating the birth of your baby, you shout it from the mountaintops. We live in a world where we publicly discuss every aspect …

Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem: A Family-friendly Experience

For our last night in our North Carolina home, we stayed at the Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel is a boutique hotel in the middle of the downtown that is the ultimate in family and pet-friendly. And if your family is competitive, this hotel will allow you to level …

Great Wolf Lodge Gluten-free Review: Sandusky, Ohio

Are you going to Great Wolf Lodge while living a gluten-free life? Before visiting the Great Wolf Lodge in Sandusky, Ohio, I had trouble finding anything about gluten-free dining options.  Upon arrival, I went straight to the source, the sit-down restaurant named Gitchigoomie Grill. Are there gluten-free options at Gitchigoomie Grill? In a nutshell, yes!  …

A Roundup of Pandora World of Avatar reviews

Pandora: A Magical Land The first time we visited this magical land, we were lucky enough to visit Pandora World of Avatar only four days after opening.  Our initial look forever colored our experience, and we are now avid Pandora fans.   Since the reviews, photos, and videos have spread out across our social media channels, …

Top 5 Quiet Places at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World

Top Five Quiet Places at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World We are a family of six and can't go to many places without injecting chaos into the mix.  Let's be honest- a family of our size takes up space.  Every child occasionally gets overwhelmed and tired in the hot, busy parks. Over the years, …

Na’Vi River Journey Ride in Pandora for Children with Autism

Are you looking to watch the Pandora World of Avatar Na'Vi River Journey Ride at Disney?  The boat ride in Pandora: World of Avatar is called the Na'vi River Journey Ride.  The river journey is full of beautiful bioluminescence, realistic animals native to Pandora, and a blissful Shaman.  The ride is breathtaking- somehow, both serene …

Top Ten Disney Rides for Families with Autism at Walt Disney World resort

Many children run the risk of sensory overload in Walt Disney World. The boisterous shows, crowds, attraction music, and general uproar from the rides are sure to influence many children. We developed a list of the best Disney rides for families with autism from our many trips with our child. Because children with Autism Spectrum …

Autism: What to Know and What Comes Next

Autism: What to Know and What Comes Next The reason that I wrote "Autism: What to Know and What Comes Next" is because so many people fail to understand what autism is.  Every time I tell someone my son has autism, they say, "Oh, I'm sorry to hear that."  But I'm not even a bit …

What is the Worst Character Breakfast in Walt Disney World?

In fact, it's worked so well that the majority of our family is gluten-free.  Let's jump into this review about the Bon Voyage Breakfast with autistic children. What is the Worst Character Breakfast in Walt Disney World? We were so excited to check out the character breakfast on Disney's Boardwalk. However, Disney's Bon Voyage Breakfast …

Is Frontier Airlines good for autistic children?

Is Frontier Airlines good for autistic children? All experiences are based on our own travel and we receive no compensation for this post.  We write all about family travel focusing on the unique challenges of traveling with a child with autism.  For us, that means special gluten-free diets and sensory conditions. Every time we travel, …