Category Archives: Mothering

Phineas and Ferb should move in here

I’ll admit, we are late coming to the Phineas and Ferb craze. The kids just discovered it a few weeks ago after watching almost everything else on Netflix. Today, I really heard the words to the theme song for the … Continue reading

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Wicked and my child

I saw Wicked over the weekend with some good girlfriends. I was a theater major in college (the first time around) and it had been an embarrassingly long time since I had seen a live show of any kind. Musical … Continue reading

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Siblings WITH Rivalry

Let’s talk parenting books for a minute. Do any really exist for kids on the spectrum? I’ve read a great one about teaching life skills, but that’s not really what is tormenting me on a daily basis. Sibling issues are … Continue reading

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Friday Night Moms

I’ve been faithfully following a new blog called the Oxygen Mask Project. It’s essays written by other Autism moms with a focus on how they care for themselves. It’s got me thinking about when Jett was 3, 4 and 5. … Continue reading

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But I don’t want to share!

I have an absent-minded professor living with me. His name is Jett. Now I know, kids forget things. When I was small, people said to me “if your head wasn’t attached you would lose that, too”.  Luckily I mostly outgrew … Continue reading

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2012 resolutions, or how to kick anxiety on it’s butt

Last year I wrote about my theme for the upcoming 2011: community. Little did I know how big that one word would become. We moved, as planned, about halfway through the year. When we did, my old friend Anxiety came … Continue reading

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Run, baby, run

Jett ran away. Technically, he ran a 5k. Without me or any other adult he knew. Without permission. Sort of. It was a parenting fail in a spectacular sense. Our neighborhood organized a pre-Christmas fun run. Just neighbors getting together … Continue reading

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