Angela Ashton Smith has lived and worked in Raleigh, North Carolina, since graduating from Penn State in 2004. Mom to three  children, her youngest daughter was diagnosed with autism this past year at 3 years old. These days, her life is a journey of finding balance, and celebrating the sweet moments in an otherwise chaotic life. She shares her journey through her blog at and hopes to reach out to other families learning to view life through the eyes of an autistic child.