Sony WH1000XM3 Noise Canceling Headphones set is our new favorite at #BestBuy

  When it comes to sensory challenges; noise definitely qualifies as one of the most significant problems facing our family. Crowded stores, malls, airports, crying babies on planes and even theme parks affect our son with autism. Noise is a huge stress factor that inadvertently leads to our son’s mood changes and meltdowns. So over… Read More

Visiting L.A.? Here are the Top Spots to Stay

  As a travel blogger  and L.A. resident, I am frequently asked, “Where is the best place  to stay at in Los Angeles?” Well, the answer to this can often be hard. I say this because Los Angeles is one large area comprised of multiple cities and suburbs all waiting to be explored. So, when… Read More

Three Iconic Memphis Music Museums to Explore for Kids with Autism

  When many people think of music in Tennessee, they instantly think of Nashville. Well, Nashville isn’t the only iconic place in Tennessee that has produced great music over the years. Memphis was and still is prominent in the music industry. In fact, many music legends like Elvis Presley and Issac Hayes started their careers in the… Read More

Must-Try Harry Potter Themed Foods and Drinks at Universal Studios Orlando

Everyone always makes a big ruckus over Harry Potter’s Butterbeer. Butterbeer is excellent, yes, but having visited Orlando’s Universal Studios, I must say that sampling the whimsical (and tasty) beverages and grub is a considerable part of any visitor’s experience.   So, during our latest visit to the theme park last month we compiled our… Read More

10 Ways Families with Autism can Celebrate July Fourth

  July 4th is one of the biggest celebration holidays here in the United States. A celebration of this magnitude means fireworks, cookouts, water activities and family fun. But for some families with autism, the loud noises and large social events can be hard. These families often struggle to find ways to celebrate July 4th,… Read More

Best Father’s Day SOLO Gifts for Star Wars Fans

  Father’s Day is quickly approaching, so do not get caught without the perfect gift. In the past dads would get their yearly supply of wallets, socks, and ties on Father’s Day. This year you can surprise your dad with unique merchandise from the new Star Wars movie Solo. In fact; here are our choices… Read More

Is the United MCO Red Carpet Lounge Family-Friendly?

Though more modest than many of its counterparts, the United  MCO  Red Carpet lounge offered a quiet and family friendly comfortable place to relax before our flight home to LAX. Last February I decided to try out the United MileagePlus® Club card by Chase. As part of its long list of perks it also gives its… Read More

Rainy Day Attractions Families Absolutely Love in St. Augustine

  Recently, my family and I were lucky enough to spend a few days in St. Augustine, Florida. The city of St. Augustine, is so rich in our nation’s history, as well as local Floridian history. Typically, when I vacation, I go for the less planned care-free approach. But this time based on the weather… Read More

Florida St. Augustine Top Family Outdoor Attractions

    Settled back in 1565,  Florida’s St. Augustine is known as the oldest city in the U.S. The city has top-notch historic parks, pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches, and wildlife sanctuaries.  With average precipitations of under five inches of rain, visitors can enjoy an uninterrupted vacation of family fun in the sun. After exploring the city’s various… Read More

Disney Coronado Springs Resort Tips for Families

The 1921 rooms Disney Coronado Springs Resort boasts a large convention center so it comes as no surprise it is a favorite with many conference participants. Furthermore, between its budget-friendly prices and unique resort amenities the property can be a good fit for most families. Disclosure:  I was invited to attend the Disney Social Media… Read More

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