Autism · Parenting

Ten things NOT to say to an Autism Mom. Really.

YES! ALL OF THIS! Seriously, I’ve had every single one of these comments made to me. By well-meaning family, friends, strangers and even doctors and other medical professionals. NONE of it helps! The first two examples in this post led to me deleting all my social media and completely changing my life, because I knew… Continue reading Ten things NOT to say to an Autism Mom. Really.

domestic violence · Over-share · Parenting · Poor Me

Why I hate my husband

One day I’ll make the decision to stop having people around me that don’t care. Right now, today, I can’t walk, I can’t drive, and I have three kids and no support. I’ll beg from wherever I can, and lap up the little scraps of his time and money that he deigns to throw my way. That’s what our marriage has looked like since the day I gave him a son.

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Five ways to damage an autistic child without even knowing

http://autisticnotweird.com/five-ways-to-damage/ This article is so good, I’m going to print multiple copies to hide around the house, car, wherever, and hope to God that my husband actually reads it and puts some thought into this. Maybe hearing it from someone other than me will make a difference! Especially number 3 (assume their personalities are skewed… Continue reading Five ways to damage an autistic child without even knowing