Lindsey Geiss is a public relations and crisis communications planning professional turned stay-at-home mom and writer. When she’s not handling local early childhood PTA publicity, she’s getting crafty with the kids, researching allergy-friendly toddler food, or planning the next family outing. Lindsey is a fashion lover, shoe collector, jump rope enthusiast and recovering perfectionist. She lives on the West side of Cleveland with her husband and two young children.
In Part 1 of this two-part post, I explored what it’s like to walk the line between two worlds – parenting and special needs parenting – and shared local resources for parents with any concern about their child, with or without a formal diagnosis like autism. Parents of children with special needs go the extra […]Read More »
Parenting is hard. Special needs parenting is even harder. Trust me, I walk the line between both worlds. While one parent creatively sneaks veggies into dinner, the other references an occupational therapist’s guide to gradual food exposure for extreme selectivity or uses a feeding tube. One argues for a hotel upgrade with optimal view and […]Read More »
I admit, we’re on the summertime sweets circuit. Between Mitchell’s, East Coast Custard and 808 Shave Ice, my family’s sweet tooth is satisfied this time of year. Not only do frozen, sticky picnic food and drink take a toll on teeth but summer sports lead to more dental injuries. Whether you want straighter, whiter teeth […]Read More »
It seemed like kismet when the coveted Little Red Treehouse had a vacancy on our September anniversary. Sure, it was a Sunday when wineries and many restaurants along our route would be closed, but if a star like Matthew McConaughey talks up The Mohicans you jump at the chance to stay there. It would be a one-of-a-kind […]Read More »
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“What you see is often just a piece of the full picture. Perception can be misleading and the truth is a spectrum of experience – inner, outer, spoken and unsaid. This isn’t just true for people with autism. It’s true for everyone, everywhere. We’ve all felt the sting of being misjudged by how we appear, […]Read More »
Lindsey is a public relations and crisis communications professional turned stay-at-home mom of two and writer. An avid shopper, she loves finding and wrapping that ideal gift, planning themed kids’ birthday parties, and slowly turning into the woman who lived in her shoe (closet). She blogs about motherhood, food allergy mom life and other lifestyle topics.