As a woman, I wear many hats just like the rest of you. My hat list includes Christian, wife, mother, dietitian, nurse, chef, event planner, financial manager, musician, reader, writer, business woman, advocate, home educator, and more.
My oldest son has autism, and a gluten-free/casein-free diet has really helped reduce his symptoms. My husband encouraged me to start blogging for stress reduction. I try to write candidly for three reasons:
1) so others can see there is someone else out there who has experienced the same thing or something similar.
2) so others not touched by autism can get a glimpse of living with autism.
3) to remind all of us to choose gratitude as a perspective and look to God for strength.
I enjoy interacting with other people, sharing ideas and information, learning from guest bloggers, and stretching myself.
Future Horizons Inc. approached me about joining their blogger review team, and I am very glad I did–their materials for autism, Aspergers, and SPD are amazing! You can also find me in the book of over 40 special needs bloggers, Wit and Wisdom from the Parents of Special Needs Kids: Mostly True Stories from the Spectrum.
My newest adventure is becoming part of the review team and Social Media Manager for Home Educating Family (HEDUA). It is a ground-level project, and you can see the beta testing version here: HomeschoolConvention.com/reviews.
If you miss me over here, it’s because I’m busy running Home Educating Family’s blog. I often miss posting more often on this little blog, but I remind myself that I am advocating for special needs family on a much larger scale over there, as I have brought a weekly special needs post to a mainstream magazine! I invite you to come on over and poke around the blog there.
If you know a child on the autism spectrum, I invite you to stop over to my Let’s Tell ‘Em post. As caregivers we are often so busy advocating for our special needs child that we forget the good parts. Here is a chance to leave a comment for other readers to see what is wonderful about your child.
Feel free to leave comments whenever you’d like. I truly enjoy interacting with my readers! You can also use my Contact page.
What Others are Saying about Many Hats Mommy:
“Stop over and take a peek. I really like her blog she is working hard to make it a must read every morning!”
~Heather at Special Needs Homeschooling
“A beautifully written blog post about what it’s like. This is my friend Jenny, her son has autism, he is quite a bit younger than [my son] but this gives a small glimpse of the world in which we live. Thanks again Jenny for your openness and amazing way with words.”
~Christine at I love Dyl pickles
“Not only is Many Hats Mommya busy work-at-home mother, a savvy business woman, and a compassionate special needs advocate, she is also a cutthroat [writing] competitor! I have already gleaned so much from her skill and perspective.”
~LeaAnn at Whatever State
“I think it says a lot about your writing, that you caught the eye of a 21 year old in college, not married with no kids; we may have nothing in common, but I really enjoy your blog, especially Wednesday’s Woman.”
~Megan, at StageofLife.com