The beginning of a new school year always brings about a myriad of emotions that can range from excitement and joy to nervousness and anxiety. For M and I, we have found that most of the nervousness and anxiety come from a lack of knowledge about the coming year. Early on in M’s school career, we began working […]
About Johnna Batchler
Unusual is an understatement when describing Johnna. Having no idea what "normal" is, she loves to be involved in a variety of projects and activities. She and Jen work so well together that people often call it "Jenning it to the Johnna degree". In her flexible life, Johnna is a mom to a 13 year old daughter with Autism and works a couple of completely unrelated jobs simply because its fun and she can. You only have one shot at life so she figures you may as well live it to the fullest while you have the chance!
Entries by Johnna Batchler
Back when Jen, Ariel and I were first talking about relaunching A Flexible Life and what type of content we’d like to create, a frequent topic of conversation was my experience working with the Autism community and some of the resources I used to have a hard time finding. M was diagnosed a dozen years […]
While all three of us are foodies on some level, my food preferences tend to be a bit different from those of Ariel and Jen. [That’s because we know tofu isn’t a food. – Ariel.] There are a few recipes however, that we all agree are fantastic. A year or so ago, I threw together […]
“What would it mean to you if I told you your daughter had autism?” That was the first question I was asked regarding M’s official diagnosis of Autism. This question (in variation) has become one of the most common questions I get regarding M’s diagnosis of Autism. “How did you feel when you found out?” […]