what we eat

09/05/12

Eating healthy has and will continue to play an important role in our family. Even before the diagnosis you would find our pantry, fridge, and freezer filled with whole foods and healthy options. Many of you probably wonder if, since discovering Cali’s autism, we have veered towards the Gluten Free, Casein Free diet (or here). read more…

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the new ziplock bag

09/05/12

While visiting my younger sister in Texas this past spring, I came across this awesome brand: Itzy Ritzy. This particular picture was taken on the plane after I had finished taken out their sandwiches. It is called a Snack Happened Reusable and Washable Snack Bag. I love any product that can offer healthier and convenient options for read more…

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Cali’s graduation: a year and two months into therapy

09/05/12

After over a year and half of therapy, I had to hold back tears watching her so engaged and present at her first preschool graduation. You can’t say what the future holds for any child, whether delayed, having autism, or whatever it is, but when we received the news of Cali having autism only a read more…

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Huge Changes after seven months of therapy

09/05/12

Going from hardly making any eye contact with no communication, to a pretty sustained engagement level and communicating much more by answering multiple questions.  

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Improvement after three months of therapy

09/05/12

This video was taken on May 17th, about three months after receiving Cali’s autism diagnosis. At this point she still has major strides to make with her communication and engagement level, but compared to the previous videos, she is clearly showing some progress.    

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