Living and Writing While Neurodivergent

If you feel like an outsider, you belong here. We can show the world that we are strong and capable, even if we’re a little different.

Welcome! I’m Shayna and I’m a Jewish neurodivergent author with three neurodivergent children. I’ve been through a lot and learned a lot and I’m here to share it all.

Check out my latest posts below!

  • What to Say When Others Think We’re Lying

    So I’ve been thinking: what can we say to people who view our neurodivergence or disability as an excuse or almost a lie? How can we help others understand it’s not a choice? While I watch my younger daughter play hockey (I swear, it’s the only time I have to write here), I’m going to…

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  • Not Enough Time

    You know those days where you have your one appointment so doing other stuff is just more exhausting? Well, that was me today. Dentist at 10am messed up the rest of my day. Because after, I had to get groceries. Then I got home and had to make myself lunch. Then I had a bit…

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  • So Tired…

    Well, I think our son has learned to use sleep deprivation as a torture tactic on us. Right now it’s worse than when he was a baby. At least back then it was get up, feed, put back to bed. Now it’s… who knows. Will he come down! Will he come down again? When will…

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  • Life

    Life. Life is nuts. Things are super stressful right now. Like, crazy stressful. To take my mind off things, I’m binge watching Bones. Again. And binged the “Flanaverse” shows. While editing my novel. Ahh my novel. That beast that nags at me. wanting me to fix it. Wanting me to perfect it. Wanting me to…

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