Category Archives: Siblings

Mom Guilt Moment

Mom Guilt Moment

I experienced a huge “mom-guilt trip” the other day. Our 7yo (Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism Spectrum) (J) and 5yo(A) both had a field trip to a community theater production. At the same time. On the same day. Hubs couldn’t chaperone, but I could, so I did. And I went A’s Kindergarten class, instead of…Continue Reading

You Say You Don’t Want a Cure?  Well I DO!

You Say You Don’t Want a Cure? Well I DO!

You say you don’t want a cure.  Well I do. I get why you don’t… this is a part of your child, an imperfect piece perfectly imbedded, merged, marinated, simmered and fused within every nuance of your child.  You can not separate autism, or epilepsy, or down syndrome, or whatever it is from your child…Continue Reading

More Than (Only) Special

More Than (Only) Special

“Don’t try to get him in trouble. He has a hard enough life without you trying to get him into trouble!”  I found myself firmly pointing this out to O this weekend. Friday afternoon, I responded to the calls for my attention to the backyard rock pit, wherein I received bad information about what was…Continue Reading

Celebrating Autism SIBLINGS … Your Invitation from Jennifer Butler Modaff : Guest Post

Celebrating Autism SIBLINGS … Your Invitation from Jennifer Butler Modaff : Guest Post

When my son Caden was diagnosed with autism a little past his 2nd birthday in 2008, I knew very little about the spectrum. My research and our daily experiences quickly revealed the misconceptions that exist about autism and individuals on the spectrum. As a result we decided to create an awareness campaign focused on increasing…Continue Reading