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Shit Mainstream Pediatricians Say

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August 26, 2016 As I sat with my morning coffee and scrolled through my Facebook feed, I came across what may very well be the dumbest thing I ever heard a doctor say to a patient – and I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Thank you, Thinking Californians

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Today I sat today like any other day:  at my kitchen counter, fielding calls from families looking for ABA services for their kids, having to tell some that they have no ABA coverage on the insurance they pay a ridiculous … 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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Things That Make Me Go “WTF?!?!”

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I’ve been off the blogging circuit for a while to tend to my own health as well as care for my two guys, but I had to fire up Word and comment on something I saw in my feed. What … Continue reading

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Originally published 3/12/12 Autism is a sick, twisted bowl of Alphabet Soup….a hodgepodge of acronyms for therapies, supplements, treatments, and lab tests.  It’s like a second language, actually.  You become fluent.   Many of you are familiar with the good old … Continue reading

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Surreal…..

Ever have one of those days?  A day mixed with emotions and experiences that leaves you asking yourself, “Is this a dream?” Today was one of those days. I get up this morning, brew a cup and start making GFCF … Continue reading

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April Showers…

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April is a tough one for me.  Awareness is in the air . . . hanging like thick blue smog choking the life out of me.  Seems like the new numbers are always released around April too, just in time … Continue reading

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Thinking Dads

This blog was originally published on March 26th, 2012.  In honor of all our Thinking Dads out there, we feel it bears repeating. We always hear about The Moms.  Thinking Moms.  Warrior Moms.  Moms doing it all.  But what about The Dads?  … Continue reading

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Are You Up For A Challenge?

Well, another new year is upon us.  Time to get out of holiday mode and back to reality.  School, schedules, and daily routines are back in full swing.  New year, same chaos 😉 I wish nothing but great things for … Continue reading

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If Not Us, Who?

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Today is Dec 1, 2012.  5:37 am Eastern.  I sat up in a shot from a dead sleep.  In the whirlwind of the past few days, I forgot that it was my turn to format and post today’s blog (yes…I … Continue reading

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