Tag Archives: Autism spectrum

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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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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My Aspie stinks in math

Ironic, isn’t it? One of the major stereotypes of Asperger’s Syndrome is an ability to function way above average in math. Poor Jett. He must not have read that part of the book. Math is killing him right now. It … Continue reading

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Why I’m learning to stand on my head

I’ll tell you a little secret about being a mom: sometimes it sucks. Okay, that’s not really a secret. Anyone who is a mom or has ever spent time with a mom knows it’s hard. Add in a child with … Continue reading

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Homeschool fail

Big meeting tomorrow. J and I are meeting with the public school in our neighborhood to discuss enrolling Jett. I feel like such a failure. What I had hoped to do for a year, I didn’t even manage for an … Continue reading

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Asperger’s on TV

As I was Facebook chatting with Alysia from Try Defying Gravity, we got to discussing one of our favorite television shows, Glee. We are both Gleeks (much as I hate that term) and were both eager for the start of … Continue reading

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So disappointed

Universal Studios broke my heart today. Well, technically they broke my kid’s heart, but same thing, right? We’ve spent the last two days at Disney, and I plan to blog about it. But first, the Universal debacle. We arrived early. … Continue reading

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