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Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 1W ago

Raising Adults

Excuse me while I think out loud. “This job is stupid.” Driving grown-ass people around all day. For free.  It feels like a waste of brain power. It's a huge time suck and takes a lot of ene...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 1M ago

Being Social

I’ve changed. The experience of motherhood, marriage and moving away from Los Angeles, where I grew up has made me a completely.different.person.  There are subtle traces of the girl I once ...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 1M ago

Mental Health for Mom

I’m 52 years-old. Some days I wake up thinking, I would sell my house and all my earthly possessions just to pay someone to come and take over this mom gig for me. I'm sure someone else coul...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 2M ago

Avoider, Protector, Fixer

Hi. My name is Karen. I am a recovering, hovering, control freak, bubble creating, autism mom.I can't do this anymore. I mean seriously. I'm losing it. For real. This is not a drill.A couple...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 2M ago

Just Pretend I'm Dead

Just Pretend I'm dead.It may be wrong. So many things I do as a mother are.  I'm doing the best I can with what I've got which frankly, isn't much. Sometimes, I feel like I'm pretty close to...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 3M ago

Summer Sadness

“Why do you want to shut out of your life any uneasiness, any misery, any depression, since after all you don't know what work these conditions are doing inside you? Why do you want to perse...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 4M ago

Sometimes You Cry

When you're caught in the crossfire of his despair...Sometimes you cry. When you get beaten down verbally because he doesn't know what else to do with his pain...Sometimes you cry. When you'...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 4M ago

Wonder Woman

We are lying in bed on Tuesday morning.Me -"What would you like to do for your birthday?"Hubby -"I want to see "Wonder Woman,"Me -"You're looking at her. Lucky you, you're married to her."A ...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 5M ago

Hotel Room, Alone

Hotel Room AloneReally I don’t need to say anymore. That's it.End of blog.Every mother I k...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 5M ago

All of the thoughts...

So many thoughts in a given day.  So many feelings of complete overwhelm. I haven't written about my mother's troubles in great detail, but they feel huge and weighty. Perpetually occupying ...