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We are taught that rigidity is a good thing, especially if you have a building or structure that you don’t want to come crashing down. 175 more words


Happy Anniversary!

One year ago today, at the age of 5, my eldest son was diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). In his case it’s what used to be known as… 246 more words


Rigidity Again, but Better

A few weeks ago, I wrote about having my own sort of meltdown when we had a two-hour delay for school for no apparent reason. I resolved at that time not to get stuck again, and the next time this happened, I would stick to my normal routine of getting up at 6am to get myself ready. 282 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 12, Chapter 03, Text 33

SB 12.3.33

avrata batavo ’sauca

 bhiksavas ca kutumbinah

tapasvino grama-vasa

 nyasino ’tyartha-lolupah




The brahmacaris will fail to execute their vows and become generally unclean, the householders will become beggars, the vanaprasthas will live in the villages, and the sannyasis will become greedy for wealth. 335 more words

My Rigidity

Routines are key in an autism household. If The Boy knows what to expect, we avoid confusion and meltdowns. But it’s a fine line, and you have to feather in some opportunities to learn how to be flexible. 189 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Bacos are NOT Meat

Bacos are NOT a meat substitute!

This isn’t meant to be a joke. I’m dead serious. I went through a pretty significant amount of time in college believing this to be true. 562 more words

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