Review: My First App – Vol. 3 Airport

REVIEW BY MIGHTY LEAGUE MOM: Gina Reed-Rivera Planning a plane ride with your young child?  Then this is a must have app!  My First App Vol.3: Airport is the perfect app to prepare your child for the excitement of airplane travel.  With its bright colors, charming illustrations and engaging games, your child will have a wonderful time familiarizing themselves with airport life. The app conssists of 4 games: A puzzle game, a matching game, a balancing ball game and a “what’s the difference” game.  Each offering several whimsicle scenes, … [Read more...]

Autimism: Opening My Eyes to Autism

Scroll down for our giveaway for iPad Mini, Nexus 7 tablet, gift cards and goodies. By Gina Reed-Rivera When I first accepted the opportunity to write this article, I was humbled and knew exactly what I wanted to write about: Mindfulness in Autism. But as I found myself struggling with the topic, I realized that, for the first time in my life, I had true writer’s block. In my two decades as a professional writer, this had never happened. Yes, I’ve enjoyed procrastination (it’s our right as creatives, no?), but nothing that was this … [Read more...]

Gina Reed-Rivera, Mighty League Mom

Gina Reed-Rivera, Dear Autism Mama Oregon, USA Facebook Website My Dear Son: Look at this journey we're on! You were born into a family of peaceful activists, yet have taught us what it's like to be truly courageous, how the depths of compassion run infinitely and endlessly, and that joy and beauty often appear in the least likely of places. You've shown me that I need to be all in if I'm going to get this parenting thing down and you've inspired me to reach out to other autism mothers, first for support, then to fill the gaps … [Read more...]

Gina Reed-Rivera
‘Dear Autism Mama’ Love Letters

Gina Reed-Rivera doesn't believe that a child's autism diagnosis is the end of a parent's dream...it's just the beginning of a great adventure. But she does understand, from her own experience, how frightening it is when first faced with the ASD diagnosis. So she created the Dear Autism Mama project so that mothers can help mothers get through those first days with a sense of peace and hope. I am so intrigued by Gina's project, Dear Autism Mama…letters of compassion, hope and joy that I am curious to find out more about it… Gina, can you … [Read more...]