Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Mother’s Day means I Spawned

Happy Mother’s Day to all of you wonderful women who bravely spawned, especially the Autism Moms. Unlike salmon, we just couldn’t roll over and die after depositing our...

ABA King and Acute Behavioural Angst

In Autism land, parents eventually follow the path to the fated ABA or Applied Behavioural Analysis therapy. It’s great. It works. However, Acute Behavioural Angst is the side...

Family Game Night, get a Clue!

As a family, we love to occasionally sit and play old-fashioned board games. It’s fun to actually communicate with our voices instead of texting each other. Yet, in...

Merry Christmas to all Autism Families!

Christmas is fast approaching. As things get a little crazy, I want to wish all Autism families an early Merry Christmas! We celebrate in the North American fashion with opening...

A Fowl Day, Indeed

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! Today, we kick back and enjoy a delicious turkey dinner and relax. While taking a nature hike with my family, I thought about how much I...

B is for Bullies, among other B Words

What happened to respect and discipline? Society seems to idealize the bullies; rebels with the irresponsible ‘who cares’ attitude of modern gang culture. Combine this with laws that favour politics and...

Lucky 13: Welcome to the Teen Years

Recently, my daughter K turned thirteen years old. I feel a little nostalgic this fine day. With the entire tribe coming together for our annual party, I reflect...

Bio What?! A Tale of Childhood Orthodontics and Medieval Torture Devices

Torture is derived from the Latin Tortura, meaning to twist or torment. From the Medieval era to the Spanish Inquisition, various torture methods and devices are infamous. Thanks...

Help! An Alien stole my Princess!

My daughter, K, has always been my little Princess.  After a long delivery, she arrived in to the world with a few wisps of white-blond hair and bright...