Monthly Archive: July, 2013

If You Like Stigma Piñatas …


Martha emailed me and said – “Hey, I’m kind of excited because I’m having an AHA! and a NO, DUH moment at the same time…..there are lots of articles about the high risk… Continue reading

Hitting the Nail on the Head (or in the Head?)


You know that funny video, “It’s not about the nail…”? Sometimes I have felt like that, when talking to some of my friends about my kids’ issues. People always want to offer advice… Continue reading

Pass the Mayo …. and the Kitty Treats ….


It’s funny that yesterday, Martha wrote a post about how important pets have been for her family in this journey … because coincidentally, I have been thinking a lot about pets, too. (Well, Martha and I are… Continue reading

PDD – Pet Distraction Disorder


One of the things I struggled with was wanting to see my son happy….duh…and as a result, I “spoiled” him….shoot me…. I would have done anything to make him feel better for one… Continue reading

“LA LA LA LA LA LA LA … [Fingers in ears] … I Can’t Heeeear Youuuuu!”


“I can’t go back there. It’s too painful.” That’s what I heard from a number of friends a few months ago – other parents of grown-up “Jimmy’s” (and “Janey’s”) – when I asked… Continue reading