Blue Boy and Beany

Two moms, twins and autism.

Category Archives: Diagnosis

Twice Exceptional

Up until now, I haven’t mentioned Beany much.  I wanted to keep this blog focused more on how autism plays out in our family journey and I wasn’t entirely sure where Beany fit in….until now.  We’ve recognized rigid behavior in Beany for quite some time.  Over the last 6 months or so, our concerns grew to …

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Autism Diagnosis: Now what do we do?

My personal experience with receiving a diagnosis for myself  is that it comes with a treatment plan. High blood pressure – take this pill, exercise, lose weight, monitor your numbers and check back in 3 months.  Pretty straight forward, very prescriptive.  Not so with autism.  Blue Boy’s diagnosis came with about 10 pounds of documents, …

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How did you know?

It’s funny, but this is the question we are most often asked when we tell people Blue Boy is autistic.  Maybe it is because he often appears so “typical” or perhaps they have concerns about their own child.  But, in all likelihood, it’s just a safe question to ask. So, how did we know?  This …

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Emma's Hope Book

Living Being Autistic

Mama Be Good

Two moms, twins and autism.

Three Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest

Just Trying To Overcome Dysfunction, Functionally


Howling Into The Ocean Gales

Fumbling Thru Autism

One mom, one little girl, fumbling through autism

Extreme Parenthood

Two moms, twins and autism.

Parenting And Stuff

Not a "how to be a great parent" blog

The Third Glance

A peek into my (Autistic) mind

Of Moms and Monsters

One Mom, Two Monsters, and a journey of discovery.

Coffee With A Side Of Autism

Home, Life, Autism... all fueled by caffeine


Two moms, twins and autism.

Yeah. Good Times.

Two moms, twins and autism.

Living on the Spectrum: The Connor Chronicles

Our family's adventures in the world of ADHD and Autism.