Spectrum Warriors: Life Through The Autism Spectrum

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Devastating Truth Some Families Face Living In the Spectrum

   Today I read an article from The Province that I came across on facebook indicating that a mother of a severely autistic 16 year old boy from Prince Rupert, BC had committed an act of murder-suicide. As I read the article it pulled at my heart strings as I could not even imagine the place …

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Let’s Go To The Movies!

One of the things that Gary and I loved to do as a couple before the Monkey came along was going to the movies. There is just something so nostalgic about the entire experience, we both knew we would want to share that with our children when they came along. Then we had the Monkey and along …

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Easy Easter Chocolate Eggs – Allergy Friendly

In our house we have some fairly strict dietary restrictions for the Monkey and for myself. When I was a child my parents would usually buy me a small present for Easter as I was allergic to dairy and could not eat chocolate. Toys were great but I felt a little left out from the …

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Facing My Own Autism Traits – Do parents have autism traits which are milder then their children?

One of the things that an autism parent learns a lot about are the symptoms of autism. In the beginning some of us may even become obsessive. Observing our children’s every move. Constantly asking ourselves is that autism or is that typical developmental behaviour? Eventually as we all come to terms with the diagnosis and …

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Spinach Zucchini Soup

Soup! I love soup. It is the most versatile meal you can make and you can make subtle changes to any recipe to make the flavours completely different. You can also pack a good amount of vegetables into every bowl which means it is very healthy for you all around. In our house the Monkey …

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Waffles or Pancakes? That Is The Question!

In our house waffles win hands down and Saturday or Sunday mornings, who am I kidding, even some evenings waffles are on the menu. Today I want to share with you a waffle recipe that is vegan and gluten free. I make these often for the Monkey as I can freeze the leftovers and reheat …

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