Author Archive: TracieCarlos

Living the Language of Emotion ~

Originally posted on traciecarlos:
Being the magnificent humans we are, we have all had moments in life when someone would speak to you and you could feel, what they were saying and what you were feeling, were not quite a match. They may have been purposefully lying, or maybe they were simply expressing their perspective…

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What would you do differently?

Your child has autism. Those words were a welcome relief by the time our son was diagnosed, it reaffirmed for us we were not crazy, something was really going on with him. We recognized for almost all of his second year of life he was regressing. His words became fewer and fewer, he was seeking out …

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Survival Mode

As milestones happen within my life, it causes me to contemplate and reflect, especially those early years of autism, early 2000’s. Learning to deal with this so-called disability that came into my/our life unexpectedly, unwittingly, trying to find a positive way to move forward could not be found back then. Our son Connor’s inability to …

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A Message of Hope

Originally posted on traciecarlos:
Fear is a beautifully human trait but as we have observed from previous generations, we can acknowledge, fear does not move us forward, it holds us back, capturing us forever in limbo or slow progress moving forth. Fear perpetuates the problem. Living from the heart, through the heart, moves worlds and…

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Creating Heaven on Earth

I have learned and continue learning, we can experience Heaven on earth but it is a choice to view your life in that way. Really? No matter what life throws your way, we have the ability to respond with love in our hearts or not. We have absolutely no control over another, how they move …

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She Let Go ~

Originally posted on traciecarlos:
One of my wonderful friends and fellow Parent Pathfounder shared this with me this morning and tears filled my eyes as I read it because it touched my heart and resonated so deeply and I wanted to share with you all ~ Letting go ~ SHE LET GO …. without a…

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The Ebb and Flow ~ ~ ~

Originally posted on traciecarlos:
As human beings we are always searching for things that are constant. We try with all of our might to get things to stay, to be, to not shift, move or let it out of our sight. The more we try to nail it down and make it stay, the more…

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Mindful Interactions

Originally posted on traciecarlos:
For just a moment, think back to a moment in time that made you sad or mad. Whatever that moment was, you had a physical reaction within your body. Do you remember what the physical reaction to that moment felt like? You could have just experienced it once again at the…

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A Simple Preference

Above all, I prefer ease. The gap inbetween. Gentle relief. A content smile. To sit long enough in that space of quietness, contentness.… As I do this, I can feel my soul fill and overflow and then I am of great benefit to all I come in contact with. Stress and anxiety have no place …

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Embracing Autism

Originally posted on traciecarlos:
 What can all of humanity can learn from Autism? I believe Autism has valuable lessons for all if we are willing to listen. Embracing Autism isn’t a popular way of being, many parents will put up walls right here and stop reading this article at the thought of embracing something that can…

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