Sixth grade was just around the corner and I was terrified! My kid couldn't make it to the front door of school, much less SIX different classrooms! I decided I would try home schooling, but who was I kidding? I don't have the discipline to home school, so I was really lucky that my kid … Continue reading Help Me Help My Daughter!
I get so frustrated sometimes! I understand that a great portion of the population just do not understand ASD (hate the term “disorder”) and either think it’s a scapegoat for poor behavior (for the young Aspergians) or just an excuse for the adults on the spectrum, because “after all, don’t we all struggle with something?” […]
I get so frustrated sometimes! I understand that a great portion of the population just do not understand ASD (hate the term "disorder") and either think it's a scapegoat for poor behavior (for the young Aspergians) or just an excuse for the adults on the spectrum, because "after all, don't we all struggle with something?" … Continue reading Understanding Aspberger’s (as it pertains to my child)
When I think back, it seems I have so much regret. I wonder if I can be okay with what is and stop the constant self judgement and belittlement? I certainly hope so. I see that every parent is different. There are parents who are strict and controlling, believing firmly that what they are doing … Continue reading So little time!
There seems to be a lot of confusion for many when even the idea of gender identity is brought up. I think, for those who fight the notion that there is something more than just male or just female, there is something more going on than just ignorance. There is a battle happening in their head that they believe they must win or risk living with uncertainty.
My daughter knew she was different. There was just no hiding from it.
My child was that child who refused to follow the classroom rules. Not ALL the classroom rules. Just the ones that legitimately didn't make sense to her.
Gosh! Where to begin?! Like so many other parents with uniquely gifted kids, raising my daughter has been quite a journey with its fair share of highs and lows, constantly second guessing myself, many unanswered questions, desperation (at times), along with unimaginable rewards and amazing – AMAZING learning opportunities! Her life began with struggle: being born 4 weeks […]