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Move Over Flary… Ollie The Service Dog Is Back!

We had a bit of a mini-life changing moment in our house yesterday in the middle of a rather challenging math lesson on fractions.  By the way, have I ever mentioned that I hate math??  So, I'm not sure who the lesson was becoming more stressful for, my son,...

Mommy, I Don’t Want To Have Autism Anymore!

I find it very difficult to share the deeply personal situations that go on in our lives.  I have shared this before and though I am trying to learn to do this because I know there is usually someone out there who can benefit, but I have to be honest, it's still...

To Stim Or Not To Stim? That Is The Question!

Around the autism community you may frequently hear the term 'stimming'.  What is stimming?  It's simply a word that is used to describe a repetitive body movement such as hand flapping or rocking.  An individual can also have verbal stims which mean they might hum or...

Wandering and Autism: The Scary Reality

49% of children with autism engage in elopement behaviour. Elopement behaviour, or wandering, is by far the part of my son's autism that scares me the most, and lately our experiences with this is on the rise. For those that read my blog, I have referred to myself...

Ten Things You Should NEVER Say To An Autism Parent

1.  Are you sure he/she has autism?  He/she seems fine to me! I was unaware that you were actually a medical doctor!  Congratulations!  Wish I had known so that I didn't have to go through the two year wait to get a diagnosis through my child's...

The Meltdown vs. The Tantrum

As part of the A to Z Challenge, my theme is autism.  I’m taking advantage of the fact that April is Autism Awareness Month… it just seemed a perfect fit!  So moving on with today… M is for The Meltdown vs. The Tantrum. The meltdown is common characteristic...

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A Very Special Birthday Wish…

A Very Special Birthday Wish…

I have to wish a very important family member a Happy Birthday today!  Who is it?  It's our son's autism service dog... Ollie. As part of National Dog Day last year, I had written a tribute to Ollie.  I think under the circumstances, I will share...

Adoption: My Personal Story

Adoption: My Personal Story

I find it interesting how sometimes one thing can set off a series of events that really impact your life.  I think that 'Murphy', as in Murphy's Law, (no, not the TV show) is alive and well... and living in my house!  If anyone would like to come and pick him up......

You Might Be An Autism Parent If…

You Might Be An Autism Parent If…

How about a little 'You Might Be An Autism Parent If...'?  I haven't done this for a little while and thought it would be a fun way to spend an Autism Sunday. For those parents that haven't checked out the hashtag #youmightbeanautismparentif... you really should.  It...

Happy 2nd Blogiversary… To Me!

Happy 2nd Blogiversary… To Me!

Where does the time go?  I have a smile on my face this morning thinking about the fact that Mom-ology is two years old today!  After starting many blogs, this one has really stuck and I am proud of where it is today. I have had an incredible couple of years......

Memories I’ll Treasure Forever…

Memories I’ll Treasure Forever…

I really haven't been around much lately, and I must apologize.  Sometimes life gets too busy and complicated to be able to focus on much more than getting through the day.  We've been experiencing some changes here and it's been a little challenging... especially for...

Enjoying Halloween With Sensory Challenges

Enjoying Halloween With Sensory Challenges

I wanted to wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween this week.  It can be an exciting time for many kids... and some adults too - like us!  We are a Halloween family!!  However with schedules this year we will not be participating in Halloween as we always have and I...

Mommy, I Don’t Want To Have Autism Anymore!

Mommy, I Don’t Want To Have Autism Anymore!

I find it very difficult to share the deeply personal situations that go on in our lives.  I have shared this before and though I am trying to learn to do this because I know there is usually someone out there who can benefit, but I have to be honest, it's still...

We Will Never Forget…

We Will Never Forget…

Twelve years ago, one of the most horrifying events occurred on US soil... 9/11. So many innocent lives were lost.  There were victims that did nothing but go about their daily routines... there were those that fought at the scene, while putting their own lives in...

Circle of Moms Top 25 Canadian Moms

Circle of Moms Top 25 Canadian Moms

I am proud to share that Mom-ology has been once again nominated for the Circle of Moms Top 25 Canadian Moms. Last year, with the amazing support from friends, family and my readers, Mom-ology placed 4th overall... of which I was thrilled about! My blogging journey...

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