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The summer holidays are coming.

You spend all of your days, all of your nights,
Making sure the children are alright,
Cleaning their faces, picking up clothes,
Playing their games, tickling their toes, 162 more words

You Should Know

We ran into you today at the boardwalk, former aide to Justin and frankly, one of my favorite paraprofessionals ever (trust me, at fourteen he’s had dozens, it’s truly a compliment). 487 more words


Will Sissy tolerate it?

Too often, we don’t participate in special events because we are concerned Sissy will not be able to tolerate it. Go ahead and go to the neighbor’s baseball game. 343 more words

Autism Awareness

Parent relationships.

Being parents is hard.
Being parents of a child with additional needs is hard.
To be in a relationship whilst being a carer takes a lot of patience… 710 more words

Aspie Spouses: How to Show the Neurotypical in Your Life You Love Them (by Using the Five Love Languages)

I remember when my boyfriend (now husband) told me he couldn’t feel my love. I had no idea what he was talking about.

“I do love you,” I said matter-of-factly. 1,443 more words


I Have Autism

In fourth grade, a psychiatrist told my parents that I have Asperger’s Syndrome, a disorder included on the autism spectrum that is considered high functioning. My parents, who did not know much about autism, did a great deal of reading on my disorder and suddenly many of my quirks made sense to them. 1,215 more words

PDA and 'Sleep boxes'

Attending a scope ‘sleep workshop’ was not the highest thing on a list of priorities for mummagrizzlybear but having begged for support and having exhausted all ideas I’d been able to graple hold of, I was faced with the workshop prospect. 2,554 more words