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Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 1d 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 · 3W 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 ...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 1M ago

Girls, Girls, effing Girls!

Young love. Isn't it everything? I certainly thought it was when I was a teenager and a young adult. Now that I'm a mother, not so much. It's murder watching my kids go through heartbreak.  Which is why I would basically like to forbid both of them f...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 1M ago

Words Can Hurt

After all of these years, and hundreds of meltdowns, they still suck the life out of me. This latest one took days for me to recover.  PTSD is definitely a factor. So many years of these tra...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 2M ago

How Did This Happen?

Wow! This is my kid! How did this happen?I stopped by Gold's Gym where he works and exercises to drop him a little cash. He never carries money. He just swipes his card for every little purc...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 2M ago

My Own Hero

A week ago I was so angry with my husband. I felt like I was just done. I can’t do this anymore. I’m tired of this life. I’m tired of living with the choices that I made 25 years ago when wa...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 2M ago

Not Alone, But Lonely

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a thank-you note to autism moms about all of the "Invisible Jobs" that we do each day. One of my readers sent me a thank-you note out of the blue. It touched me...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 3M ago

Invisible Jobs

Dear Autism Moms,In case no one has told you lately, I see you and all of the invisible jobs you do. The rest of the world, and maybe even to your immediate family, may not "see" all that yo...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 4M ago

Dear Little Boy Blue,

Dear Little boy Blue,I know you’re not little anymore.How is it that you became a senior in high school anyway?I mean really. Where did the time go?You will turn eighteen in less than a mont...
Confessions of An Aspergers Mom · 4M ago

Dear Obamas

Dear Obamas,I couldn't sleep last night. I was thinking about you. I wondered how you're sleeping in The White House on your final night. You're probably ecstatic about your emancipation on ...