Grown Up Hobbies ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ

Instructor: What you need to focus on for this yearsโ€™ recital is the โ€˜mawwalโ€™. Me: ma-what? …………………………………………………๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’ซ……………………………… There are several ways to learn about other cultures when you either canโ€™t afford or just arenโ€™t capable of (for whatever reason) traveling outside the US. Internet ๐Ÿ–ฅ Library ๐Ÿ“š Television/ YouTube ๐Ÿ“บ Or…..engage in a hobby that […]

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Story Time! ๐Ÿ“š

โ€œI want some story time please โ€œ, the munchkin tells me thrusting a book (or my iPad) into my hands. ๐Ÿ“– What this usually entails is me reading aloud while the munchkin continues to play video games on his iPad. If I stop reading he will: 1. stop playing and look at me. ๐Ÿ‘€ 2.stop […]

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In Sickness and In Health

โ€œAchoo!โ€ I sneeze as phlegm hurls across the front of my pajama top. Great, the more mucus I can get rid of the better I will feel I think to myself. Iโ€™ve been sick for most of the week and my only solace has been sleep and Netflix (not in that order). This is when […]

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Whatโ€™s In A Name?

Autism I donโ€™t ever actually recall hearing this term until my son was diagnosed with it. In fact, growing up I had very little exposure to people with disabilities. My experience with the munchkin has been that these children (with disabilities) are segregated from the โ€œnormalโ€ children in schools from the very beginning. The diagnosis […]

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Preponderance Of Evidence

Raising a child with autism is like doing yoga. It takes patience, practice, and some days you will be more flexible than others. The Truth Being motherly does not come naturally to me. When the munchkin was first born I was selfish as hell and still felt life was all about me. Based on my […]

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Affirmative ACTION?! ๐Ÿค”

(No, this isnโ€™t a post about hiking like I promised ๐Ÿ˜…) Growing up I used to watch the Roseanne show. I was young then and had no concept of race or how being black is perceived in American society. Her shenanigans has prompted this post. ๐Ÿ™„ The munchkin happens to be biracial with me being […]

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