Autism and the Game of Objectifying People My son was very excited for our month long vacation to the Mid-West and East Coast this past summer. He had several reasons: baseball games, train museums, visiting relatives and friends, going to his favorite place (Bromley Mountain in Vermont), and attending Super Smash Con in Virginia. My husband was with us for the … [Read more...] about Autism and the Game of Objectifying People
Search Results for: led people
Are Children with Autism Singled Out? Why do I ask this question? Because of what happened at my son’s school just this past Friday. Why is this past Friday important? Because this past Friday was only a few short days after the latest awful school tragedy, this one in Parkland, Florida. In this version a “weird” “outcast” “loner” nineteen-year-old … [Read more...] about Are Children with Autism Singled Out?
Making Pickled Eggs the Frugal Way With Pickle Juice Pickled eggs go great with a strong mixed drink or even a salad. But a jar of them from the store disappears way too fast. Because of this, some people like to make their own at home using leftover pickle juice. This frugal pickling method is really easy to do if you use the following tips. Have Plenty of Pickle Juice … [Read more...] about Can I Make Pickled Eggs by Putting Boiled Eggs in Pickle Juice?
As the gift giving season approaches, you may find yourself searching for the perfect present for your nieces and nephews, godchildren, friends' kids, and grandchildren. As a victim of terrible children's gift giving and on behalf of parents everywhere, I feel compelled to draw attention to the kinds of gifts we parents absolutely don't want you to give our kids. Please. … [Read more...] about 10 Terrible Gifts to Give Other People’s Kids
I keep waiting for my kids to become normal people when it comes to food. When my daughter was a toddler, everyone told me that is was normal for her to only eat bread and cheese and pasta; that it was one of those annoying, toddler phases that she would grow out of, like delaying bedtime or asking "why?" about everything you said. But she’s nine now, and unless I missed … [Read more...] about My Kids Aren’t Normal People When It Comes To Food