Author Archives: Thinking Moms' Revolution

What Can You Do When Your Kid Can’t, You Know . . . GO?

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I’ve got three boys and a puppy.  Poop talk is kind of central to my life.  Let me lay some truth on you, mom to mom. To start: just say no to Miralax. Last week’s news included the tidbit that Miralax … Continue reading

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On Being a Thinking Mom

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Being a Thinking Mom is not an easy gig.  Much of what we do is cutting edge and controversial.  Some of it we do under doctor’s guidance. Some we don’t.   Some of us have fired our doctors and are determined … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking 201: “Vaccine Science”

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If you’ve been reading our blog for any length of time, you’ll know that we recommend learning everything you can about vaccines, vaccine adverse reactions and their frequency, the means of transmission of each “vaccine-preventable” illness, and the actual likelihood … Continue reading

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Medical Cannabis for Autism, Anxiety, Epilepsy, and Everything-but-Autism

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I had the dubious pleasure of having both annoying stoner neighbors and an annoying stoner roommate in college.  When they fired up the bong, they’d blast Red, Red Wine over and over, with the woofer pushed up against the wall … Continue reading

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Great Gift for Kids: Learn about a Healthy Lifestyle with “The Race to Recovery”

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I was super excited when I opened the mailbox and saw the package inside!  Even though it was Christmastime and we had ordered many presents that were steadily arriving, this was what I had been waiting for! Colleen McNamara Cimador co-authored … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

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(This blog originally ran on August 28, 2012.) August 28, 1963 is an auspicious date in our nation’s history; it is the date of Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream speech.   This speech challenged us to examine … Continue reading

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Dear Soul Sister

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Dear Soul Sister, If you are reading this, then it was meant to be. Like me, you not only love and care for a child(ren) with autism but you did your research and you know that “autism” is preventable, treatable, … Continue reading

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What Is Autism?

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“Mom, what is autism?” This was the question I got from my seven-year-old daughter just recently.  At that moment, I was more prepared to tell her where babies come from.  My husband and I have always made it a point … Continue reading

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Autism Diagnosis Day: Do You Remember?

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(This blog originally ran in 2012.) I think for most of us it sticks in our minds:  the first time the ‘Big A’ was used, the confirmation of our fears.  For my son it came months after I had recognised … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana: Freedom of Choice

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(This blog originally ran on April 20, 2012.) You may or may not know this, but for some, today is a holiday of sorts. April 20th is celebrated annually; 420 is a term coined in northern California, 1971 by five … Continue reading

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