So who the heck is this lady…
Sharon, AKA MAMA, is an award-winning freelance writer, author,parenting expert and humor columnist for Westchester Family magazine in NY. She has written numerous feature articles and essays which have appeared in many different Regional, National and International publications including: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum. Her first book, The Don’t Freak Out Guide to Parenting Kids with Asperger’s which was co-written with fellow parenting expert and licensed counselor Neil McNerney, was released October 9th 2013 (For more info & reviews of the book click the “About the Book” Tab.)
Sharon has recently branched out and is now applying her light, conversational and witty approach to writing to the public speaking realm in an effort to spread autism acceptance and help fellow special needs parents become leaders in their children’s lives.
Sharon has two kiddos: Jay who is 12 and has who may have already guessed from some of these post has Asperger’s and Grace who is 10 an d oh my goodness doesn’t!
Sharon also runs an interactive Facebook Community Page made up of thousands of folks whom she calls her VILLAGE, because she knows first hand that it really does take a village to raise our kids. It is a positive place where people can come together to laugh to cry; to share what works and what doesn’t work. She prides the page in being one of the handful of ones that remains a “DRAMA FREE ZONE” where differences in opinions are always welcomed as long as they are done respectfully without malicious intent.
You can also find Sharon trying her hardest to squeeze everything she wants to say into only 145 characters on TWITTER under the twitter name @MamasTurnNow.
Little Background about this blog…
Sharon started this blog in 2011 because it was cheaper than paying a therapist! Seriously she needed an outlet and a way of connected to other parents who for lack of a better way of putting, GOT IT!” She shares the good stuff and sometimes the not so good stuff about raising both her children, being a mom, a writer, wife and well all the other hats she wears too. So pour yourself a cup of coffee, and sit down and scroll around awhile as I am sure you will find something that you were looking for. And probably a few tidbits you didn’t even know you needed too!
If you would like to ask Sharon a question, schedule a speaking engagement, book signing or just say hi email her at Sharon@sharonfuentes.com or fill out the form below.