It creeps in as her nose begins to run. At the first cough, the first sign of chest retractions, the first wheeze. Fear. It’s just a cold. She gets a lot of colds. Most are just colds. Some are not. There have been five times when an ambulance has had to be called from a pediatrician’s office… Continue reading I live with Fear
This is what happens when I flip the camera around so Abby can see herself. We all think she’s the cutest thing ever, so why shouldn’t she?
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I am an autism mom. I write about autism from the only point of view I know: my own. I am Casey’s mother. I am not autistic, I am not perfect. I never will be. My thoughts, my points of view have evolved over the years, and continue to do so. I am an autism… Continue reading I am an autism mom.
I had a weird pain under my ribs. Everyone said it was gallbladder, and at one point, I was totally cool with them just yanking the sucker out. Fortunately my general practice doctor isn’t super into unnecessary surgery, so he sent me off to a GI doctor to see what was going on. My GP… Continue reading Why you want a doctor on the Autism Spectrum.
Dressed in our Sunday best, my hands gripped the handle of Abby’s stroller just a little bit harder as we turned the corner. I wore my new white skirt, a rainbow bracelet and a freshly pressed blouse. Abby wore her prettiest church dress, her pigtails adorned with brightly colored ribbons. Heidi, my nanny turned closest… Continue reading Mormons for Marriage Equality
I have four disgusting children. They make quick work of destroying my house. Their favorite? Popcorn and goldfish crackers crushed into every surface. I spend more time using my vacuum a week than I do my hairdryer. If you follow me on Instagram, you can see that the chord or the vacuum is in almost… Continue reading Dyson’s suck…until they don’t…then they REALLY SUCK