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Yearly Archives: 2011

Unpredictability is the Worst Part

So I haven’t written much on here lately.  The fact is, I’ve been incredibly depressed.  Often angry.  Sometimes in a rage that only somebody else with an autistic child could understand.  And then back to being depressed. I’ve had nothing particularly incisive, witty or mind-blowing to write here.  I don’t expect to always have unique […]

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Top 5 List of Benefits to Having an Autistic Son {Washington DC Autism Mom Parent}

I haven’t written on this blog in a while because I try not to go there.  But lately I’ve been stuck there, so I might as well try and explore what there is for me lately.  Maybe it’ll help shake me out of my malaise.  Maybe. So here’s a list I expect to add to […]

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Would Believing in God Make Autism Easier to Swallow?

So I’m an atheist. IMHO, this represents quite the divide in the autism world.  Not that there are separate clubs, or holiday parties, or secret handshakes between us and them.  Not that I’m even aware if there’s any other atheist autism parent out there who could join ranks with me to form an “us” team. […]

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Stephanie - March 1, 2013 - 12:39 pm

I just found your site today. I couldn’t agree more with this post. It was great! Thank god (no pun intended hehe) that I am not the only one. 🙂 I look forward to reading more.


Not a whole lot to report around here.  We have one tired kid who’s falling asleep in his lunch because he can’t catch up on his sleep (usual story with all of us “Autism Parents”).  I’m still demanding that he puts an “I want” in front of the nouns he grunts at me when he […]

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