My kids and I were watching “The Croods” movie for the millionth time together recently and the line “Never not be afraid” struck me as sadly appropriate for our era. We made jokes about how being in lockdown wasn’t too far off from pretending to be the Croods. How leaving our “cave” equals risking harm.… Read More Never Not Be Afraid
We all will face a health crisis some day of our own, or someone we love, and I hope we all remember that and treat others like myself with compassion. (P.S. Wash your hands!)… Read More The validity of pain.
All color of buckets welcome here! Share your identity even with a mask this Halloween.… Read More Harmony at Halloween: All color of buckets are welcome at our door!
“Mama?” “Hmm?” “Why is it ok for boys not to wear pants?” I put my phone down and gave her my full attention, “What?” “Why is it ok for boys not to wear pants?” My mama-bear-full-red-alert alarm fired off in my brain, “Who was around you without pants on?” She gave me a funny look… Read More When your kid is more woke than you.
Everyone needs to vote. Each vote needs to count. Everyone deserves equal rights. There is no compromise over these three truths.… Read More Shadows and votes that go bump in the dark.
Doing what’s right for your kids is never easy but protecting them is never a question.… Read More The right to be safe.
We all deserve equal rights.… Read More One mom to another.
“I’m different just like everyone else.”… Read More Amazing Things Do Happen
If atypical means intelligent, polite, opinionated, creative, sensitive, and loving then I’ll take it over neurotypical any day. … Read More When acceptance isn’t accommodated
Autism Awareness month, for most of us, is bullshit.
What we need is acceptance. What is required to make that possible is equality. Equality is a spot at the table. Equity is everyone having a functional chair.… Read More Acceptance is a far off destination.