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!

  • 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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  • Worst. Flu. Ever.

    So I realize I haven’t posted in a week. That’s pretty odd for me, even though I just started this blog. For those wondering, I have the flu. Probably the worst I’ve felt in a long time. And my son has it, too. So, I haven’t been writing. I’ve been just surviving, barely. I’ll return…

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  • Eleven Years

    Eleven years. Eleven years since I became a mom. Eleven years since I held my first babies. I first discovered I was pregnant in the summer of 2011. I hadn’t even realized until I took a test just to see. We were all elated. We were having my parents’ first grandbabies. But we didn’t find…

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