Posts Tagged ‘emotions’
What Veterans and Parents of Autistic Children Both Understand
I’d like you to meet James (he’s the one on the left). James was outside one of my favorite coffee shops as I was leaving to start my carpool road trip. He was asking for donations. I was in a bit of a rush, but I felt the strong urge to stop and share with him.…Read More
A Mother (of an Asperger’s Son) Answers Your Burning Questions
Maybe these aren’t your burning questions, but I put these together just to invite others to connect with parents of Asperger’s kids. Following are my answers: Can you tell me when you first noticed your child was different? The interesting part about this is that I knew on some level that Michael was different, but…Read More
Sick? Or Not Sick? That Is the Question.
It’s here again. Not that it’s ever gone, really, but it’s here again and I am baffled. I am sad. I am deflated. I am at peace. I am resigned. I am a mother of a son who is labeled Asperger’s, high-functioning Autistic, Obsessive Compulsive, Pervasive Developmentally Disordered, etc. It’s an elusive thing for sure.…Read More
Yo. Snap. Whassa matta hamma?!
Stephan Pastis—the man is a writing genius and we are in the Pearls Before Swine fan club! One of my top five favorite strips is “Yo. Snap. Whassa matta hamma?!” Here’s what Urban Dictionary has to say about it: According to the Pearls Before Swine strip from April 27, 2011, “It means, ‘I just…Read More