About Jessica

Jessica is a 30-something mom to five, four in her arms and one in her heart. On any given day you will find her taxi-ing a teenager, mopping up the latest "art project" and trying to remember when she turned the crock pot on… all the while, looking for the closest Starbucks drive thru. Jessica Watson can also be found at her personal blog Four Plus an Angel, on twitter (@jessbwatson) and on Pinterest.

Autism and puberty

help with puberty

We will now discuss the topic that no one wants to discuss: Autism and puberty Long before my daughter’s hormones began to change I had thoroughly planted myself in denial. Not only would she begin puberty far, far into the Continue reading Autism and puberty

Determining when your young adult with autism is ready to live independently

autism and independence

Determining when your young adult with autism is ready to live independently: 1. Talk with school staff about transition plans, career development and post-high training. Realize that there is another language of acronyms you must now learn. 2. Practice life Continue reading Determining when your young adult with autism is ready to live independently