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Moving, Autism, and a Tired Mommy

Yesterday I pulled into the driveway and eldest burst into tears. Why? The realtor had put a sign in our yard. It was official. We are moving back to Texas….

Royal Fascination

By Princess Julia DesCarpentrie “Princess jammies!”  wailed my over-tired 2-year-old daughter.  The strawberry, monkey, and  ballerina pajamas were unacceptable.  Only the nightgown with Disney princesses residing in the dirty laundry…

10 Practical Ideas to Help Stop the Whining, Already!

Does your family have a whiner? (Do you grimace when I mention this person?) One of my children, who is five, has managed to bring whining to an art form….

School’s (Still) Out … Now What?

Editor’s Note: There’s a few more weeks until school is back in session. Have you heard these words yet? “Mom, I’m bored!” I heard them for the first time yesterday,…

Autism, OCD, and Sunday School

Sundays are always interesting in the Dyer house. And by interesting, I don’t mean fun. When Rachel’s routine is disrupted, she becomes anxious. Anxiety prevents her from sleeping. Saturdays are…

Summertime Favorites

Summer is my favorite season of the year. I am a jealous guard over our schedule — we plan as little as possible to allow plenty of time for swimming, cookouts,…

Cupcake Wars

On television, the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” is among its top shows. The contestants’ cupcakes are judged on taste, presentation and creativity. The show has made cupcakes top billing in the…

Autism, the Community Pool, Stares, and Perseverance

It’s summertime! And that means pool time. … I’m not a huge fan of water. Watching it from a quiet beach? Yes! Taking my autistic daughter to a crowded swimming…

Autism: Expect the Unexpected

And don’t forget your loved one with autism doesn’t. The first day of summer snuck up on me. School came and went in a blink. The first summer morning started…

MomLife in Israel

Have you ever seen another mom in a crowd of people and just for a MOMent you make a connection? You know, one of those, “I get it, and I’ve been there;…

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