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...Just like riding a bike by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I've had this growing urge to write on this blog again for the last few weeks. I lost the urge, about two years ago. I just didn't need to share anymore. But my dear frie ... Read on »
Bedtime Story by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Our first video blog. Aw. I interview The Kid, kinda, about Star Wars. The Kid, Star Wars Expert. from Molly G on Vimeo. By far, the highlight is the appe ... Read on »
Out of practice by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I've let the blog go to seed a bit. I need to moderate some comments for viagra out of the posts from 2006, and when I went to type "blogger.com" into my web browser, I wrot ... Read on »
Over the years I've develope ... by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Over the years I've developed quite the ritual to prepare for big school meetings. I always read everything I can in the days before, favorite chapters of my favorite book ... Read on »
Pharma Humor by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum This took me a while to finally post, but this has had me laughing for weeks now. It's absolutely right on. Read on »
It's not you, it's me. by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I have to come clean. Promise to hear me out first. Please. Okay? Don't get mad before you've heard everything I have to say. Are you alright? You, um, might want to sit dow ... Read on »
Happy Birthday, Baby Who Is Not A Baby by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Sometimes words just can't get it right. Perhaps a very amateur picture slideshow can attempt to tell you how blown away with how big my boy is. The Kid's first 9 ye ... Read on »
Why I will be rooting for the Steelers this weekend... by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum In all fairness, I would have been anyway, but a Pittsburgian friend of mind told me this story today: In 1975, The Terrible Towel® was created by the late Steelers broa ... Read on »
Disability is my life. by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum And I'm completely finding myself in disbelief that this is what it's come to. My child is disabled. My mom is disabled. I care for them. I worry about them both, 24/7. ... Read on »
How Not To Write a Christmas Letter by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum This time of year, mailboxes everywhere are filling up with letters from our friends and relatives recapping their years. To a parent of a kid with special needs, or any child ... Read on »
Actual Music I Have Listened To... by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum ...in preparation for IEP meetings. I have to psych myself up for school meetings like athletes get ready for the big game. I need to get myself ready with the three basi ... Read on »
Books About Aspergers and Corresponding Disorders by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum In response to my last post, Wrong Shoes asked respectfully for a list of the books I've been reading to get up to speed on The Kid's fairly new diagnosis of Aspergers. So, ... Read on »
Internal Debate by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Me: I think I'm going to kill Soapy Water. Me: But you love Soapy Water. You at least have to keep the archives! Me: But the archives make me want to cringe. All that ... Read on »
Oh, and one more thing... by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Today is my sister's birthday. If the people in our lives are our back bone, then my sister is my cerebral cortex or something. Maybe my entire lumbar region. Basically, she ... Read on »
Meet The Kid, Part Two by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum So, The Kid started kindergarten last week. The school works it so that in the first three days, only a third of the class comes in on one day, therefore allowing parents to ... Read on »
Meet The Kid by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The Kid is a classic "spirited child." Mary Sheedy Kurcinka started writing about the spirited child in the seventies, and describes them as a child who is MORE. I love her ... Read on »
Helmet Head: Welcome to Soapy Water! by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum So, I've decided to start a blog about raising my wonderful, excitable, energetic, talkative child. 'Why is it called Soapy Water?' you might ask. Well, I've named the blog ... Read on »
Here Comes the Cavalry! (of MD's, that is) by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I've been putting off writing this one for a couple of days. Lots has been going on... Friday lunchtime I received a phone call from Mrs. Social Worker. She told me tha ... Read on »
Po Ta Toes by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Last night The Kid had a sleep over with a friend. He's our neighbor, also 5. For the purposes of this blog we will call him Little Neighbor. He's kind of the Sancho Panza t ... Read on »
Oh, no. Please, No. by Molly G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum New York Times: Rehnquist dies at 80 This is a political post. But it does relate to The Kid, or at least the future of the America I believe in and hope he will still i ... Read on »