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!

  • Time

    I missed writing a post the other day. Nothing is really happening here. And I don’t want to just bitch and complain, despite how it may seem! But here I am. Still alone with the kids. It’s honestly been nice, even with the insanity. I find myself wondering what it would be like if my…

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  • Something a Little Different…

    I’m going to try something different today. I’m a little scared to do it, but if I’m going to be a “real” author, I have to be brave. In honour of Halloween, here’s a spooky short story I wrote. It wasn’t accepted in an anthology I sent it to, but I still think it’s pretty…

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  • At a Loss

    Well, yesterday was rough. And I think the blog post totally reflected that. I had one of the worst sleeps ever, and I don’t do well on little sleep. My body and mind was out of sorts all day. All the things I was looking forward to doing didn’t get done. I just didn’t have…

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  • Lonely vs Alone

    Loneliness is tough. Loneliness while preferring to be alone is even tougher. And more awkward to be sure. It might sound weird, but I’m sure others relate. I love being alone. Like, so love it. I don’t need to impress anyone. I can be super lazy. Watch TV. Do laundry if I want. Do anything,…

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