“Peanut: Adventures of an Aspie Mama” by Rebecca Marie has been released worldwide. This 302-page memoir describes the author’s journey through raising a special needs child, from changing diagnoses to navigating neurodivergent behaviors, learning her unique needs while contending with military deployment, self-doubt, and the day-to-day challenges of parenting.
With adorable photos and journal entries from days spent with Peanut, Rebecca brings readers into the frustrating, unpredictable, and often hilarious adventure of raising a daughter with Asperger’s. By sharing her unique story, the author lets people across the world know that they aren’t alone in the struggles of spectrum disorder parenting. The book goes beyond a traditional memoir to also offer practical advice for parents and children alike. The honest, candid account of feeling isolated, finding hope, balancing personal and parental needs, and developing strategies for understanding neurological differences ultimately provides a message of hope and connection. This quirky, cute story is also a serious guide to acceptance, gratitude, and understanding that autistic behaviors are human behaviors.
Peanut: Adventures of an Aspie Mama (ISBN: 9781958729809) can be purchased through retailers worldwide, including Barnes and Noble and Amazon. The paperback retails for $24.99. Wholesale orders are available through Ingram. Review copies and interviews are available upon request.
From the back cover:
A compendium of entries from the birth of a child, the hardships of parenting and the realization of having a special needs daughter. This book encompasses the alienation, loss, hope, and inspiration that the journey entails. The struggles of only being able to help your own child so much and learning to hold space while they find their way in the world. If you are a parent of any age or stage – this book is for you.
About the author:
Rebecca Marie was born and raised in Connecticut. Growing up, she always dabbled in writing, to include poems and the school newspaper. An Army photojournalist and combat veteran, she became a full-time mother with a passion for mentorship and helping others. When she isn’t adventuring in nature, you can find her at the spinning wheel, or spending time with her daughter and furbabies.
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