Category Archives: TEAM TMR

Caregiver Reciprocity: How Can We Work Together to Craft Better Lives?

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May 20, 2020 I’ve talked about and written about the concept of caregiver fatigue over the years. It’s a thing. I know that I’ve hit that point more than once. I’ve talked about how hard this special-needs parenting journey is, … Continue reading

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Protect the Vulnerable?

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May 18, 2020 I will admit that every day of this triggers A lot of emotions. It’s hard to hear how everyone should be “in it together,” or that we have to “protect the vulnerable,” with nobody comprehending that this … Continue reading

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Kindness Counts: Inclusion Begins at Home

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February 19, 2020 Did you know that February is North American Inclusion Month? Nope? Me neither. I had no idea, and I don’t know how I missed it. We hear a lot more about Autism Awareness Month in April because … Continue reading

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The Slippery Slope of Censoring So-Called “Pseudoscience”

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February 3, 2020 The day before yesterday, an article came out in the U.K. Telegraph stating that the U.K. might soon make it a criminal offense to post “anti-vaccine propaganda” on social media. This was Crush’s response on her Facebook page. It was … Continue reading

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My Alternative Medicine Kit

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January 7, 2020 The other day one of my younger mom friends sparked this blog by asking me what I would advise her to keep around as kind of an alternative first aid kit. After sharing a fairly long list … Continue reading

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Vaccine Bullying Swells the Ranks of Vaccine Choice Activists

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October 9, 2019 Eight years ago, I wrote about how the folks in charge were not happy because 1 in 10 families were choosing an alternative vaccine schedule. Almost a decade later, with even more vaccines added, I would venture … Continue reading

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“Anti-Vaccine Extremist” Speaks Out

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July 26, 2019 On July 21, 2019 the UK news organization The Guardian reported Technology used to counter violent messages online from Islamic State and the far right is being adapted to counter the spread of “anti-vax” conspiracy theories. TMR’s … Continue reading

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Flying with a Disability: Our Experience with TSA Cares

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July 25, 2019 June was a busy month for my 14-year-old with autism and I. We had two plane trips to take, just the two of us. He’s now bigger than I am, so I wanted to make sure that … Continue reading

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Help Us Save Kelli’s Life If You Can!

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April 25, 2019 As an autism mom, one thing I am continually humbled by is the helpers. You know the ones I am talking about—those businesses and people who go out of their way, become invested in, and who love … Continue reading

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I’m Not Afraid of Measles; I’m Afraid of Hatred

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February 15, 2019 I am normally a pretty chill person when it comes to the whole “anti-vaxxers” nonsense. I’ve spent so many years in this conversation that most of the nasty articles and vile comments and heartache just roll right off … Continue reading

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