Handicapped Parking for Autistics I recently got into a spirited conversation with a couple other AutMoms regarding autism and whether or not people with autism should get handicapped placards. What is the issue? I responded to a Facebook post which was a page from an AutDad's blog. The post was about getting handicapped parking for autistic children. In the first … [Read more...] about Handicapped Parking for Autistics
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Has your husband ever complained about your driving? Well guess what... women are actually better at parking than men, according to a recent study. Over the course of a month, the U.K. parking operator NCP surveyed 2,5000 of its customers and ranked them on various aspects of parking. Criteria included appropriate parking speed, technique, accuracy and time taken to park a … [Read more...] about New Study Finds Women Are Better At Parking, So Booyah!
From the first time we dropped him off at nursery school, our son has always enjoyed going to school. Admittedly, in the earliest days, my husband and I employed a bit of “drop and run” strategy - we didn’t want to linger at the door and make it harder for him to detach. That was probably more for my sake than his, but it worked for us. While other parents struggled with … [Read more...] about Our First Three Weeks of Virtual Kindergarten = Success!
I’ve never had trouble making friends. In high school, I was that kid who bopped from group to group, never settling with any one posse, happily getting along with people from all different social circles. And then I got older. And then I became a mom. Our friends and colleagues were split… They were either single and childless, or had kids that were older. Having a … [Read more...] about Making Mom Friends During Covid-19
I think that right now, right at this very second of his life- my son is at the perfect age. He is 11. Eleven is the age of all things that meld into the perfect vortex of “BOY”. I have to say I can’t think of a time that might be better for him. At this age, He is able to walk down the road by himself to visit a friend. He likes to go for walks with his … [Read more...] about Please Give Me One More Summer