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Myself Belts Contest -- Win Prizes from Bluum Box, Step2, & More!

Some time ago I did a review for a product my son uses and I absolutely love. It's Myself Belts.Myself Belts are belts that are super easy to fasten, unlike regular "buckle-style" belts. They're great for little kids or children with special needs or...
by MomsWhoSave.com Blog on Apr 16, 2014

I stood up one of my lunch dates on Valentine's Day...

My neighbor, and BFF, who carpools with me in the morning, texted me after she dropped off the boys this morning to tell me that both Eric and Jason forgot their Valentine's at home.  I said, no worries... I was meeting them for lunch and would...
by A Life... Less Perfect on Feb 15, 2014

Guest Post by Cindy Robertson Michie/ Dropping My Son with Asperger's Off at College

Cindy, a friend of mine whom I haven’t seen since high school graduation, agreed to do a guest post for me. The two of us grew up together in a small town. Our graduating class had less than 50 students, so you can imagine how close we all were. I...
by Snippets 'N Stuff on Jan 14, 2014

How to Survive Back to School Shopping with a Child Who Has Unpredictable Autistic Behavior?

How to Survive Back to School Shopping with a Child Who Has Unpredictable Autistic Behavior?Just as in years past, the annual Texas sales tax-free weekend falls right about the time that back to school shopping needs to happen. An opportunity to save...
by Let's Resolve to Evolve on Aug 11, 2013

Just when you think you're done with word problems, YOU FIND OUT YOU'RE NEVER DONE WITH WORD PROBLEMS.

My son has recently Discovered Time. Not time, as in, Oh hey, it's about 5:30. Time to start dinner.  No. He has Discovered Time, as in, It is exactly 4:31pm. How many seconds until dinner is ready? Basically, he has turned into a Time Nazi. A...
by attracted to shiny things on Jul 24, 2013

Breaking News: Royal Baby Boy arrives today at 4:24 PM, BST.

Breaking News:  Royal Baby Boy arrives today at 4:24 PM, BST.Much hype has been spread around about the royal pregnancy of Her Royal Highness, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton)- in fact, throughout her entire pregnancy, she has been fo...
by Let's Resolve to Evolve on Jul 22, 2013

The Runaway

For the record, I was one of those people really looking forward to the lazy days of summer at home with my children.  I was even a little irked to read several posts criticizing us moms who actually looked forward to staying at home with our ki...
by In the Mommy Trenches on Jul 2, 2013

How Much Can You Bear?

They say that God never gives us more than we can bear but then I wonder why it was that he gave me a child that I couldn’t parent.  Not because of her, because of me.  I don’t have the patience or the skills to deal with her.  She...
by In the Mommy Trenches on Apr 17, 2013

Preventing Autism - A video from Youtube

Like I said in this post about the increasing incidence of immune system disorders, I'm working on a post on genetics. It needs a lot of time and research so that will take a while to come about! Meanwhile, I wanted to share with you a Youtube video...
by Whole Health Medicine on Apr 5, 2013

The ABC's of Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month. A recent study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the rate of prevalence of autism to be 1 in 50 children in the USA, with the rate of incidence for boys at 1 in 31. In India, no studies hav...
by Whole Health Medicine on Apr 3, 2013

Let's JUMP!

I've never known what to expect from Jason when it came to school.  I have 3 honor roll students in advanced placement classes who have plowed the road ahead with a set of high expectations, and I worried that I might hold against him (as a matt...
by A Life... Less Perfect on Mar 15, 2013

Our Government is Letting Children Down

Parenting a child with autism is no walk in the park.  If you’ve been following along with me for the past year or so, you will know that we are in the process of obtaining a diagnosis of ASD for our oldest daughter.  We have had countl...
by In the Mommy Trenches on Mar 10, 2013

Asperger’s and Neurotypical People – What do they have in common?

People with Asperger’s Syndrome and people who do not have Asperger’s Syndome, (the majority of people) have among other things, one major thing in common that, I think, is way too often over-looked and that really matters. We need to b...

Sink or Swim

Jason... oh, Jason! If you know anything about my trials of motherhood, you know that name well.  It's been 3 years since we first started finding out more about spectrum disorders, namely sensory processing disorder, and Asperger Syndrome. ...
by A Life... Less Perfect on Jan 30, 2013

Another Diagnosis ….

Just this week, Miss Z – who is nearly 13 – has been diagnosed with ASD – autism spectrum disorder. It’s something I have been questioning for some time. But it’s taken... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...

We survived our first day of school!

Most parents don't see what a big deal the title of this post is, but I can assure you that this is a HUGE deal. I can genuinely say that for the first time since my son started preschool, I actually looked forward to school starting this year. As a...
by 4BabyAndMom on Aug 20, 2012

Back to school blues-

This time of the year is always bittersweet. Our babies are growing up.. A little old lady in an elevator told me when I was pregnant with Alex to enjoy every moment, because in a blink they start to walk, in a blink they graduate high school, and i...
by 4BabyAndMom on Aug 16, 2012

Group Support for Parents

We attended our first support group for parents of autistic children.  At first it felt a little odd for us to be there since we don't have an actual diagnosis. We suspect, and her health providers suspect, that she has aspergers at the very lea...
by In the Mommy Trenches on Jun 10, 2012

Autism and Exercise. 1 in 88 children has been diagnosed with Autism. My experience training a wonderful girl with Severe Autism

Autism and Exercise. 1 in 88 children is diagnosed with Autism. My experience training a wonderful girl with Severe Autism...
by SUPER BODY, SUPER BRAIN on Mar 30, 2012

Autism isn't a big deal, right? Wait, can you answer that later? I'm watching Adventure Time right now, and it's my favorite show.

My son was given a tentative diagnosis of autism in November, by the developmental pediatrician in charge of the ASD clinic at our local center for disability services. The dr. decided he wanted Z to go through a formal ASD evaluation which includes...
by attracted to shiny things on Feb 9, 2012


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