Tag Archives: Parenting

Sibling Rivalry

Robert turned 10 this month. Robert gets lost in the shuffle, I think. At least, that is what I worry. He is my youngest boy. and is 2 and a half years younger then Daniel. I think he may have … Continue reading

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Attention Parents! You are vital….

I ran across the headline: “For LGBT teens, acceptance is critical“. I have always been interested in the struggle of LGBT teens because I see many parallels with Aspies. They are differentiated by something that they are born with and … Continue reading

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When Do You Take Bullying Seriously, Part II

Note: I meant to have this completed Wednesday, but I injured my left shoulder during my morning swim and my entire left arm/hand has been effectively  useless for the last two days. My first instinct was to email Daniel’s teacher, hoping … Continue reading

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When do you take Bullying seriously? Part I

Daniel was tense all afternoon, last Tuesday. At first, I thought it was because he had struggled with his morning routine that morning, leaving the house without a shower or lunch. However, that evening as he stood in the kitchen … Continue reading

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Sexuality in my Asperger’s Son

Today, I read this article on CNN: Study: Girls take more chances during first sex. We have 6 children – three boys and three girls ranging from 17 down to 2 and a half. We are in the middle of just … Continue reading

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Severe Autism – Remembering the Bigger Picture

“This video highlights a moment in the life of a family raising a non-verbal child with severe autism dealing with episodic, chronic savage self injurious behaviors. Footage (2009) taken after Jamey’s mother had just removed son from group home, following … Continue reading

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Teaching My Aspie Son Coping Skills or Honoring His Path

There is a lot of Aspie in me. I have never been diagnosed but as a child my brother’s nick-name for me was “Inspector Gooso”. I read through our entire set of Encyclopedia Britannica every time I was sick; memorizing large sections … Continue reading

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