Next Step for a Young Adult with Autism What comes after high school for many young adults? College! Is my child going to college? Yes. Our child decided, with our input, to attend our local community college for the two-year degree, and then go to a four-year school. Why did he make this decision? First, our son realized that he doesn’t know what he wants … [Read more...] about Next Step for a Young Adult with Autism
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"I want to tell people that you can make a difference in the world. Anytime you want.” Dylan Siegel, 10 years old The following is a true love story – of love between friends, a mom’s love for her son, and a boy with a dream so big it changed the world. Of all the powers we possess, the power of love is the greatest of all. Dylan Siegel was 6 years old when he got the idea … [Read more...] about A Boy With A Dream So Big It Changed The World
A few weeks ago, during a conversation about the ways in which technology has infiltrated our lives, someone suggested that I watch a particular episode of Black Mirror, the Netflix series that is billed as the updated version of The Twilight Zone. In the episode, a mom, frightened when her preschool daughter wanders off from the playground and disappears for a short time, … [Read more...] about Parents: Just Because We Can Doesn’t Mean That We Should
Do your kids agree with your politics? Do you expect them too? Are parents crazy, or justified, to think they should? If not, how do you resolve political conflicts as a family? Of course, we all want our kids to share our values. We created these kids, after all. It seems inherently parental to pass onto our children our beliefs about religion, ethics, morality, justice, … [Read more...] about What If Your Kids Don’t Agree With Your Politics?
I look at my little girl, who is now three years old, and I can’t help but marvel at how fast time is flying by. My daughter is getting big. She is a very happy and healthy preschooler. She has not a care in the world. My husband and I are lucky that we can provide her with all of her needs. For that fact, I am very grateful. So the other day, after I told my daughter she … [Read more...] about 10 Life Lessons I Want To Pass On To My Daughter