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Autism Warrior Moms: Everybody Calm Down

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Warning: contains swear words and other stuff to piss you off I call a time-out. There have been rumblings and grumblings on some of the Facebook groups I’m on that the latest and greatest intervention for treating autism is a … Continue reading

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No Shortcuts to Autism Recovery: Do the Work

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I’m going to piss off a few moms. Sorry. Bear with me, please. I’m doing this with love and 13+ years of experience. LOADS of love, including tough love. Last month I was invited to speak at a local autism … Continue reading

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What Can You Do When Your Kid Can’t, You Know . . . GO?

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I’ve got three boys and a puppy.  Poop talk is kind of central to my life.  Let me lay some truth on you, mom to mom. To start: just say no to Miralax. Last week’s news included the tidbit that Miralax … Continue reading

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Thinking in the Kitchen: TMR’s New eCookbook

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Once upon a time, I was a pretty good cook.  Everything I made was edible, and people actually enjoyed what I made.  I mean people other than my father (hi, Dad!), who is an enthusiastic eater of all things food. … Continue reading

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Autism Moms and PTSD: Why Your Facebook Baby Pictures Trigger My Panic

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I have a confession to make: Whenever I hear that someone’s expecting a new baby, I’m at high risk for having a full-blown panic attack.  It’s not that I want to be a royal buzzkill; it’s just a visceral reaction … Continue reading

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The Life You Save May Be Your Own

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Let’s get a quick count . . . How many moms of kids with autism have health issues themselves? I’m including ALL moms — adoptive moms, foster moms, stepmoms, bonus moms, grandma moms, aunt moms, dads who are also moms. … Continue reading

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