Autism Mom: God Sends Us Angels

By Melody Kraemer God puts angels in our lives, and we call them friends. The other day had been rough. I had been sick for days and trying to hold it together with my autistic boys.  It was a day where everything just seemed to go wrong. It could have been the fact I was […]

Autism Mom: Am I Crazy?

By Melody Kramer Some people may think I’m crazy by taking my autistic boys to a Harlem Globetrotter game. What was I thinking about taking my boys out to a loud and crowded place?  It’s a place that is filled with lots of people and loud noises. It’s a place where people may not understand […]

Autism Mom: Happy New Year

By Melody Kramer  I can’t believe another year has come and gone. Though, I have to admit, I’m kind of glad to see 2018 behind me. This past year has been a little rough. It was filled with joy as well as sadness.  At the beginning of last year I lost my father. It was […]

Autism Mom: Who Am I?

By Melody Kramer The other day I went for a job interview and the first thing they asked me was: “Tell me about yourself.” The first thing that came out of my mouth was, “I’m a mom. An autism mom.” Not even realizing that that’s not what an employer wants to hear. Although that’s what […]

Autism Mom: Quitting is not an Option

By Melody Kramer Do you ever feel like quitting?  Do you ever just feel like walking out? I do. There have been many days I just feel like I can’t do this anymore (motherhood). I can’t quit, and I can’t walk out, I am a mom!  I’m an autism mom raising two autistic boys, and it’snot […]

When Life Gives You Lemons

By Melody Kraemer – Autism Mom Have you heard that saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade?” Don’t you think that’s just way too easy? When life gives me lemons, I make a cake or cupcakes. I may even make a drink with alcohol, but I never settle on lemonade. What does it really mean when […]