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Autism: What Lies Behind Us

 “If you have to lie, cheat, steal, obstruct and bully to get your point across, it must not be a point capable of surviving on its own merits.” -Steven Weber Yesterday was Pinocchio Day. If you recall the story of … Continue reading

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New York City: Forced Vaccinations and Vaccine Reactions

The New York City Board of Health recently approved a new regulation mandating that children under the age of five receive a flu shot.  “The rules will apply to kids from six months to four years and 11 months who … Continue reading

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Bullied into vaccines?

Have you been bullied into getting vaccines?  Cat Jameson, known here at TMR as Mamacita, had a chance to talk about vaccine bullies with Dr. Mayer Eisenstein and Alan Phillips from the Know Your Rights Hour radio talk show.    … Continue reading

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So, You’re Going to Get a Vaccine: things to consider while weighing the pros and cons of vaccination

A hot topic for many, vaccines discussions can make or break a conversation.  Like politics and religion, to vaccinate or not is a personal choice.  Increasingly though, the push to get vaccines seems to be gaining more public attention.  So … Continue reading

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Semper Fidelis

This post is dedicated to Papa Bear, a retired US Marine who is devoted to Mamacita’s family. As a child, I was surrounded by globe and anchors and scarlet and gold.  I was also surrounded by those who carry a … Continue reading

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The FAQs Asked of an Autism Parent

I just finished writing an article for The Mother magazine, a UK-based publication that also has a US outlet. I discovered this magazine when TMR’s book, Autism Beyond the Spectrum, was featured in their Book Review section in the September/October … Continue reading

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Autism Diets and Biomed: Taking That First Step

Remember that commercial from the 70s for LIFE cereal? Mikey’s brothers don’t want to try a new cereal, so they pass the bowl to Mikey. Mikey hates everything. The boys figure, if Mikey tries it, and maybe even likes it, the cereal … Continue reading

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4 Facebook Updates That Annoy This Vaccine-Injury Parent

I’ve written helpful lists for other people before. My Autism Parent’s Bucket List made the rounds on the internet a few months ago. I was inspired to write a much shorter list today. I created it with the help of … Continue reading

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Haters Gonna Hate

“If you can’t say something nice…” If you’ve been reading and commenting on autism blogs over the last few years, you’ve surely discovered that not everyone reading blogs appreciates them like you do.  I recently watched what can happen when an … Continue reading

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1 promise + 2 people living in 3 states and through 4 job changes + 5 children moving to 8 different homes over a 13-year period = a lifetime of unexpected blessings It began simply: I take thee To have … Continue reading

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