Archive | May, 2012

“He’s only a…”

I first became aware of the Judge Rotenberg Center (JRC) after reading a 2007 article in Mother Jones. I was horrified; and that was before both my children received an autism diagnosis. In April of this year I was astonished to hear that, not only was the JRC still open, it was STILL shocking children. […]

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Happy Towel Day

May 25th is the anniversary of my very first blog post! It is also Towel Day and this year’s is even more special because 5 + 25 + 12 = 42 Those of you unfamiliar with the works of Douglas Adams have no idea what I am talking about, but for those that are, rest […]

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Blogoversary Giveaways!

I published my first blog post on May 25th, 2011 so, to celebrate my first year of blogging I will be running FIVE SIX giveaways from Monday to Friday this week! I’ll update this post daily outlining the items I’m giving away for that day. How to enter: All the giveaways will be hosted on […]

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I went for a run today

Well, not really a run because I haven’t done that in months. A 10 minute walk to warm up, 30 minutes of 1 minute intervals jogging and walking, then a 10 minute walk to cool down. One of the reasons I haven’t been running in a while is because I was having trouble finding my […]

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My Top 10 FREE apps for ASD kids

  Gingerheaddad recently asked me to come up with a list of the Top 10 free apps that I would recommend for autistic kids. I said sure, but I also decided to give myself a real challenge with respect to this, so the following criteria apply to ALL of these apps: They are free on […]

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A special Saturday

Gingerheaddad made me breakfast on Saturday morning. He made waffles using an amazing recipe he got from Multi-Testing Mommy. I love these waffles and I don’t get them very often, but what really blew the experience out of the water was topping them with Cherry Garcia ice cream. The sheer decadence! At that point I […]

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