This is so true. It’s very hard to feel okay with how I look when others treat me like I’m broken. My body isn’t perfect, but it has still done amazing things. It created life and my lopsided breasts nourished him for two years. That’s not conventional beauty, but it’s still pretty freaking awesome.
Here are some great money saving habits to pick up.
It’s like she read my mind. Not only are these myths annoying, they are actually quite harmful. Children are dying of preventable diseases because parents are too scared to vaccinate them. It’s also really ridiculous that I have had to tell umpteen people that my son doesn’t do party tricks like Rainman. One guy actually dropped pencils on the floor for him to count with his autism.
This is a wonderful magazine despite the fact that Nicole Arbor’s face is on it. # dearfatpeople
So many kids have allergies or need a low sugar diet. Here are some great ideas for non candy goodies to give out to trick or treaters.
This is a common misconception. People on the spectrum do have feelings, but often have problems expressing them. They don’t need to have their emotions just ignored or pushed aside. What they do need is some extra love and understanding.
This shows some of the ways that people of all abilities can be included.
Yes, it is ableism and it should be called out. I am fine with whatever words are thrown at me, but some people are not. It’s not unreasonable for them to ask people to not use words that hurt and degrade them.
It’s an unpopular opinion, but I don’t think that ASD needs to be cured. We love our son and his autism. It is a huge part of his personality and I wouldn’t change it for the world. I think it’s time for us to shift some of our focus from autism awareness to autism acceptance.
What would a cure for autism really look like?
This offers some helpful tips on eating healthy on a budget.