Tag Archive: Autism

On Autism and the ever shifting landscape of parenthood

*A special guest post by mom and pediatrician, Dr. Denise Somsak.* Mom on Stand By The beginning of each school year is busy for all parents as we juggle not only the material needs of our children like new clothes, back packs, school supplies but also their emotional needs.  Are we too involved, too demanding,…

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Autism Awareness Month…From Early Intervention to Compassion and Support

April is Autism Awareness Month. This month has been established in the United States to recognize and shed light on all the children, adults, and their families living with autism today. Autism has long been misunderstood, and still is to this day. Even as a pediatrician, this topic is difficult to tackle. For one, autism…

Mom on the Frontline with Aspergers

For today’s Ask Dr.Mom post, I have turned the table and asked my own questions of Cheryl from Little Bit Quirky. Cheryl chronicles her journey in parenting her daughter who has Asperger’s Syndrome. I have been reading Cheryl’s blog since I came on the blogosphere and love reading her honest, funny, and heartfelt posts that…

Monday Morning Mamas

I have been so inspired during this Problogger/SITS 31DBBB Challenge. From the link post to the opinion post to seeing what all you wonderful bloggers are doing that I decided to start this Monday Morning Mamas.  Many of you already do this sort of thing, whether it’s a meme, a weekly shout out, or scouring…