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RIGHT ON TARGET.... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum After spending all day yesterday with my son Patrick, 10 and my mom Gloria (no age inserted) attending a funeral in San Antonio, Tx...I just want a very relaxed, very much e ... Read on »
MY AOL HEALTH Interview... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum http://www.aolhealth.com/2010/03/04/caring-for-autistic-children-jeanette-odonnell/ On her frank and funny blog, What Are They Thinking ? , 49-year-old Jeanette O'Donne ... Read on »
CAP AND GOWN... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Yep...it is that time of year for ordering the cap and gown for the high school student who is about to graduate..... It is just setting in that I am the mother of a Senio ... Read on »
HIGH EXPECTATIONS... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum When I discovered I was pregnant in 1990, I was so happy. No, I was ecstatic. I was almost 30 years old and so happy to be carrying a life inside of my body. I went to ev ... Read on »
PARENTING....Is Not For The Faint Of Heart.... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum When I became pregnant with Caitlin, over 19 years ago, I knew that I had been given an amazing gift. At the age of 30, I was going to become a mother and I knew my life w ... Read on »
Stay Tuned.... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Today, I received no less than 10 emails informing me about the Lancet retraction....frankly, I could care less !!! I went and looked on AoA and noticed that they have re ... Read on »
GRADUATION CLASS OF 2010... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Today, on my kitchen island, I found a packet Caitlin had put there. It was a packet showing different packages for graduation. Man...it dawned on me....my daughter ... Read on »
100 PERCENT PERFECTION..... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum At the end of this week, we are having our annual ARD (Admissions, Review and Dismissal) meeting for our 10-year-old son Patrick. He is being withdrawn from Speci ... Read on »
AGES OF AUTISM... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Yep...I went there...but, these are the ages of Autism in our home!!! Caitlin, 18 (almost 19). Deidre, 15. Erin, 13. Patrick, 10 this month. Kiernan, 8. Yep...we hav ... Read on »
SHE WORKS HARD FOR THE MONEY.... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum After much thought and discussions with the people who matter most to me in this world, I have decided to rejoin the work force. With our children doing so well in life, ... Read on »
THE HYPOCRISY OF THE AUTISM COMMUNITY... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum This week, according to the news, John Travolta admitted his son had autism... big frickin' deal...we all knew it. We saw the pictures of Jett walking on his tippy -toes, ... Read on »
PUUURRRR-FECT by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Yes, even I get the occasional virus...it happens. Last Wednesday, I started to feel badly. By Friday...YIKES !!! Full-blown virus. Sore throat, achy body, tiredness ... Read on »
EXPECTATIONS OF MOTHERHHOOD... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I remember back when I was 29 years old..yep, 20 years ago this year. I told my boss where I worked, at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, that I was going to ... Read on »
FACE TO FACEBOOK... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I recently "friended" a person on Facebook, who by her Facebook name was a commenter on the Autism Speaks forum. This mother of a child with Autism tends to be more toward ... Read on »
WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT..... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum In my house..it is not about pulling metals, fixing GF /CF food, crushing supplements or bashing my husband. In my house, it is about raising children to be loving and caring ... Read on »
FOAMING AT THE MOUTH.... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum While catching up on reading various blogs on Autism this morning, I came across a blog written by a mom who approaches autism from a biomedical point of view. She wa ... Read on »
ROLLER COASTER RIDE.... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Yesterday, I read a blog piece that really made me sad. Not sad for myself...I don't wallow in the self-pity of having children with Autism. Sad for the child about who th ... Read on »
A WORK OF ART... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Our 12-year-old daughter, Erin, is quite an artist. She has a beautiful voice and dances li ... Read on »
MY INDEPENDENCE DAY.... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I had an epiphany today...A true blue epiphany.. We like to entertain..okay...I love to entertain..it is the caterer in me. We had friends over..a single mother and he ... Read on »
Eric London Resigns from Autism Speaks..... by mom26children Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I had the great pleasure of meeting Dr. Eric London, and his wife Karen, in 1998. My husband, my mother, Caitlin, Deirdre, Erin, baby Meaghan and myself traveled to New ... Read on »