Category Archives: Big sister

Sometimes I cringe: Leaning into my discomfort

Sometimes I read something that I’ve written long ago – and I  cringe. Sometimes I am tempted to change a few words to reflect what I know now. But there is a usefulness to this. It is a way of … Continue reading

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I am so NOT a Superhero: Autism, Holiday Stress, and Making Cookies with the Kids

Originally posted on Thirty Days of Autism:
I sometimes think I would like to be a superhero – well perhaps not actually – but I have previously admitted that I am coveting the cape!!  A cape would be cool –…

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I am so NOT a Superhero: Autism, Holiday Stress, and Making Cookies with the Kids

I sometimes think I would like to be a superhero – well perhaps not actually – but I have previously admitted that I am coveting the cape!!  A cape would be cool – but I digress! Around this festive time … Continue reading

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Contemplating Christmas: Autism and Giving to Others

I participate in a number of facebook groups. This past week one of them posted a theme on sharing Christmas gift ideas for people with additional needs. I’d like to take this on a slightly different angle (who’s surprised?!?) and … Continue reading

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Building Relationships, Perspective Taking and Episodic Memory: Let’s make cookies for the dog

If you have been following my blog you likely heard mention of Finnegan the  Labradoodle who is an important part of our family. Finn, as we often refer to him, is friendly and energetic sweet curly mop of a hound. … Continue reading

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