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What if we're missing something?

The now seemingly-constant search for what is bothering J badly enough to cause all the SIB continues.  I have read more scholarly articles than my intellectual capacity can handle.   575 more words

Autism, Parent Commentary

Let's call it an investment in the future...shall we?

Yesterday evening, with my patience at a very low ebb, I told J we were going to Urgent Care.  He had been hitting his head quite insistently, and his hand looked redder and angrier than usual.   955 more words

Autism, Parent Commentary

A glimmer of hope...

I could hear the thunk of SIB before I opened the door.  I waited a minute before going to check because I wanted to make sure that J was not HAPPY as he did this.   792 more words

Autism, Parent Commentary

Boxes. Boo Boos. And Scars.

Elias has been wearing a Band-Aid on his chin for about five days. Give or take. I’ve sort of lost count. He and Brayden have been playing in a ginormous box for about a month and as much as I try, I cannot remember how this box ended up in our house. 1,246 more words

Too Late Smart

Americans are smarter than they used to be.

According to an article published by the American Psychology Association1, IQ’s have been on the rise steadily in this country for the last century. 799 more words

Early Childhood

My Fellow Swimmers...

An open letter:

If you’ve ever washed your hands while wearing a Band-Aid®, you’ll notice that with each wash, it loses a little bit of its adhesiveness until, after a few rinses, it just slides right off. 352 more words

Deep Thoughts By Aaron

Life Is A Marathon

Do you remember Kevin Spacey’s character in Horrible Bosses? You know him… the super-mega asshole, Dave Harkin, who’s motto was:


Well, I’ve discovered that there is a basis for this statement in reality. 96 more words

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