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The Autism Stalker

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“One downside to being a Thinking Mom: every tiny health problem sets off alarms for huge health issues in our heads. Catch your kid giggling = OMG YEAST!!! Kid pitches a fit from nowhere = clostridia or strep?! Somebody gets … Continue reading

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Booty Kicker’s Birthday

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Tuesday, November 18th. Today. Today would’ve been Melanie Baldwin’s birthday, but you may have only known her by her TMR nickname of B.K.  or Booty Kicker. Time has been said to heal all wounds, but we don’t think our hearts will fully heal … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Shots

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We’re rerunning this post with revisions.  It was originally on our blog summer of 2012, and then rerun August 2013.   One month left of summer vacation, of waking whenever and doing whatever.  One month to fill backpacks with supplies … Continue reading

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Regressive Autism and Wandering: “I Feel For You”

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As I sprinted down the street, my neighbor looked at me from over her shoulder. She could hear me huffing and puffing before she saw me. As I neared her, she slowed her pace. I’m sure I was a sight– … Continue reading

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Celebrities, Vaccines and Healthy Living

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The media has been in feverish state of late. At the hint of the word vaccine, the media attack dogs come out ready to chew someone up and spit them out. It can get ugly, as we have seen recently, … Continue reading

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Autism’s April Showers

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Since April started Ronan’s dealt with a sickness, more seizures and major changes to his school routine. Each of those incidents were reminders of how fragile my son’s health is. Being able to lean on Ronan’s support team allowed me … Continue reading

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A Big, Big Thank You

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April 7th was supposed to include a fun evening out for me and my family.  Ronan loves chips and salsa and enjoys Chili’s as it is one of only a few places he can go out to eat.  My whole … Continue reading

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An Autism Mom Speaks With a Hollywood Actress: Thinking Moms’ Revolution’s Mamacita interviews Moms’ Night Out Star Sarah Drew

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I don’t get to watch too many television shows, but Grey’s Anatomy is one show that I’ll find time to watch.  I had an opportunity last week to speak with one of the leading actresses of Grey’s Anatomy, Sarah Drew.  … Continue reading

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Freedom to Think

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We’re rerunning this piece with a simple request:  repost it with the hashtag #freedom2014.  The BBC is promoting a Freedom 2014 series. They’ve called for photos, videos and music to be submitted of what freedom means to its viewers and readers.  … Continue reading

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If I Could Do It Over

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A photo was reposted several times on Facebook a few weeks ago.  It was of an empty park bench and had this question posted with it, “If you could sit here with anyone from the past or present for one … Continue reading

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