Category Archives: Aspergers

Going All Mom = Going Postal


The boys were very excited for me to post this little story, and were actually disappointed that I haven’t done it sooner.  Well, today is the day. One day last week during spring break while we were still trying to … Continue reading

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IEP Time…Again.


It’s IEP time again, and I cannot begin to describe my joy as I left the building this morning.  Right in time with Spring, like a breath of fresh air, all things new and beautiful have sprung from a desolate … Continue reading

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Communication


Loquacious, garrulous, chatty or talkative.  These are the adjectives that describe Buzzard.  Considering where we started, this is something of a miracle. As I’ve said before, when Buzzard was 2, he was diagnosed with autism.  In addition to the autism, … Continue reading

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The Magic of Disney


I grew up in California.  Lived there until I was 19.  Therefore, I grew up with a love of Disney, having gone at least once every year until I graduated from High School, and even making a point to go … Continue reading

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Airplane travel and Dr. Phil


Yesterday Dr. Phil had a show regarding banning children from certain public places, like airplanes, and restaurants.  My DH happened to be home, and although we weren’t actively watching it, it came on while we were working around the house. … Continue reading

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Hiatus Over


My hiatus is over, so all of you who signed up to be notified of posts will now be pestered once more. Yesterday I had something happen to me that hadn’t happened in a while.  I had raging hormones, and … Continue reading

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What Boys Do…


Several times this winter we’ve had some freakishly nice weather days.  Of course the first thing on their minds is to get outside and have some fun.

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Missing….


O.K. everyone.  You wouldn’t believe what happened to me.  I was kidnapped, by a group of carousing caribou, herded off by them while on a run through the neighborhood.  The largest one (and he had huge, huge horns), grabbed my … Continue reading

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Haircuts and Wrinkles


A few weeks ago we had our family portrait taken.  A friend of mine said, “Well, it’s got to be easier than when they were little.  You won’t have to chase a three year old around.” Maybe not.  It was, however, riddled … Continue reading

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From the Dark Ages


This morning Roo asked me if I voted when I turned 18. I was actually a little embarrassed to say no. “So, when you were 20, you voted, right?” “Um…, well, no.” “Why not?”  He asked. “Well, I didn’t feel … Continue reading

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