Category Archives: B.K. TMR

Ready for Christmas

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(We originally ran this in 2012. Our friend B.K. passed away in 2014, but here advice for surviving Christmas with a child on the autism spectrum is still really good.) By the time you read this, it will be less … Continue reading

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The Butterfly

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Good Morning Thinkers, As many of you know a year ago today, we lost our dear friend and fellow co-founder of The Thinking Moms’ Revolution, Melanie Baldwin. So many of you rallied to support her husband, Tim, and son, Luke. … Continue reading

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AutismOne 2013 – A Newbie’s Perspective

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This originally ran on May 29th, 2013.  For many of us, AutismOne 2013 was the only time we got to meet B.K. in person. We’re missing her a lot this year at AutismOne and thought we’d rerun her perspective on … Continue reading

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Re-Think the Pink

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Our B.K. passed away last October from a resurgence of what started out as breast cancer. She originally wrote this three years ago because she felt very strongly that our priorities around breast cancer awareness and research were way off. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Church: Here’s Some Cheetos and Kool‐Aid.

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Last year I wrote quite a bit about my efforts to get my son into church. For a while I waited for the church I had been attending (alone) to make accommodations for my son, but once I started to … Continue reading

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Special-Needs Vacation Bible School – How One Church Got It Right

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After writing several blogs in the past about my family’s struggles with going to church because of my son’s autism, I knew right away that I had to write a blog about our experience last week. One of my son’s … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Facebook Friends

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Why I Post About Vaccines Dear Friends, I want to address something that you most certainly have noticed about me if we have been friends for a while. It’s about some of the things I post on Facebook.   It is … Continue reading

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Angels Among Us

I don’t know if you have been hearing about some of the negativity or infighting or about the schism that is in our autism community recently (thanks for the new vocabulary word, Professor!), but if you have heard it, then … Continue reading

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Lemons to Lemonade – An Interview with Thinker Lea Keating

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There is one really positive thing about being on this autism journey, and that is getting to know some amazing people: other autism parents.  There is no shortage of moms on this journey that truly amaze me and inspire me. … Continue reading

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Acceptance

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Ahhh, April.  April has so much meaning in the autism community.  Autism Awareness Month (insert eyeroll here).  Autism Action Month (YAY!).  I also start hearing the word “acceptance” thrown around a lot.  I see it all over Facebook.  It is … Continue reading

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