Book Review – The Golden Hat / Talking Back to Autism

by zaksdad April 12, 2012

Wow.  That is all I have to say.  I bought The Golden Hat:  Talking Back to Autism for ZAKSMOM as she (who hardly ever reads) devours anything regarding autism and the fact that she likes Kate Winslet didn’t hurt either.  Ok, I admit it, I was in the doghouse and thought this would be a nice peace […]

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Getting Help …..

by zaksmom April 10, 2012

To try and help Zak with his anxiety around dying, I reached out to his school’s psychologist today.  She provided some helpful strategies to try and after talking with me and asking some questions, has some great ideas on why he might be feeling this way.  I am crossing my fingers that they work because […]

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Why we do this?

by zaksdad April 10, 2012

I get asked that all the time.  Although I wanted to be one, I am no superhero, I just want to help.  I came across this today and I had to share.  When ZAKSMOM and I found out the diagnosis, I remember sitting there and trying to be strong while she began to cry.  I […]

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Obesity. Really?

by zaksdad April 9, 2012

An article came out today regarding the relationship between obesity and autism.  Needless to say, that was not the case in our family.  Heck, ZAKSMOM barely gained any weight!  My personal opinion on this is that obesity is the cause of a lot of ailments that we have.  It is easy for us to trace […]

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Stressed Out Day

by zaksmom April 8, 2012

I read a lot of comments & articles written by parents who have a child with Autism. I am always a little shocked when their comment says something about not wanting to change their child……meaning they say something about not wanting to “fix” their child with Autism because they are not broken. WHAT? That is […]

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