Five Iconic California Food Chains Worth Visiting

Travelers know  California as the sunshine state with beaches and Hollywood celebrities. What some visitors miss is the fact it is also home to some excellent food chains. From juicy burgers to Cuban pastries the State features a formidable variety of venues. So, for the foodies among you wishing to bookmark new spots to try;… Read More

Q&A with Diego Pena Child Prodigy and Autism Author

Diego Pena was meeting all of his developmental milestones until the age of 18 months, when he suddenly stopped speaking, pointing, or responding to his own name. The family took Diego to their pediatrician for his regular checkup, where he received an official diagnosis of autism. After the diagnosis, Diego’s parents worked hard to ensure… Read More

Our Family Stay at the Holiday Inn Buena Park

    The Holiday Inn Buena Park is a good option for families seeking budget-friendly lodging in the Anaheim area. The property is close to shopping and dining venues as well as local freeways all helpful amenities for travelers.  Buena Park, California is a beautiful area, and the local budget-friendly Holiday Inn is a sure… Read More

Terror Attacks: Nine Tips that Can Save Your Life

An uncomfortable topic at best and horrifying to many it is time for parents to discuss with kids tips what to do in case of a terror attack.Mmeorizing and following these simple tips can save your life. Sadly, today the world experienced another terrorist attack on British soil. This news comes in the wake of… Read More

Traveling with Autism? Pack a SCOTTeVEST Quest Vest

While traveling, one of the most important and often overlooked tools is the pocket. Travelers, especially those with kids, will often find they run out of room in their pockets during their travels. SCOTTeVEST company hopes to help mitigate this challenge by creating clothing with many pockets placed strategically to keep one valuable’s safe and… Read More

Fidget Toys are IN and we hope they are here to stay!

It’s not every day that a toy first created for people with autism or anyone who stims becomes a viral sensation. Last month, the fidget cube got thrown into the limelight.  This toy, which originally started on Kickstarter, is a small square box with different sensory stimulating exercises from pressing buttons to clicking switches to rotating… Read More

Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 -Should You Take the Kids?

Many fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe were happy to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 when it opened this week. Though I’m personally not as invested in this series, I still greatly enjoyed this movie when I went to see it with my son a few days ago as part of Ford’s promotion… Read More

The Tile App Tracker :Should you Buy or Pass?

Everyone misplaces items at some point. But people with conditions such as autism or ADHD tend to frequently lose things, leading to frustration, arguments, and meltdowns. The Tile App Tracker can help families with autism by giving them the ability to locate their important items all on their phone. Just like how some people will press… Read More

Seven Reasons Why We Loved #Autfest Festival

A few days ago, we attended Autfest, the first of hopefully many movie festivals dedicated to autism. This year’s festival, which is the brainchild of Ed and Matt Asner along with The Autism Society of America, featured fifteen movies made about living with autism and by those living with autism. Attending celebrities included Ben Affleck for The… Read More

Coolest Addition to LA: The Museum of Ice Cream

One of the most exciting recent pop-up additions to LA is the Museum of Ice Cream at 2018 E 7th Place. This exhibit is one best described as a true cross section of the traveling Barbie exhibit and LA’s downtown Broad Museum. It’s an eclectic series of presentations involving ice cream and fun art with… Read More

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