Friendships

Ryan answered two readers’ questions on friends today. Emma wrote:  When having over friends (not autistic) what is a good activity?  We are navigating play dates with our 7 year old RPMer (not much open ended communication yet) and would love advice! ALWAYS GOOD TO HAVE FRIENDS OVER.  ACKNOWLEDGE LAUGHING EACH TIME BY A FUN … More Friendships

Cracker Barrel, Cavender’s, Football Loyalty, and Readers’ Questions

Uncle Dan (my brother) is in town and we are enjoying his company.  On Saturday we decided that we were going to go to Cracker Barrel for a late breakfast since there were none near where we used to live in California.  I was excited about it and we talked it up to both of … More Cracker Barrel, Cavender’s, Football Loyalty, and Readers’ Questions

Meltdowns

As a parent, we have all experienced it:  the dreaded meltdown.  You know the kind.  Like when your child starts crying about something that might be out of your control or because they can’t find the right toy or you know what–just because.  The thing is that most children stop having meltdowns right around preschool … More Meltdowns