Snap at a friend and they dismiss it. Do the same to your kid, they'll bring it up at Thanksgiving when you're 60.
Suddenly, you're no longer Zack Morris. You're now Mr. Belding.
Some of my lowest points from the past few years are softened by their links to some great memories with my children.
The absence of language can seem like a major barrier and, in some ways, it can be. In most ways, though, it's not.
You will be both on a pedestal and under a magnifying glass all at once. It will last for the rest of your lives.
Autism spectrum or not, every kid wants to have fun. It just takes time figure out how to make that happen.
Teach them to fear Styrofoam and they will cower at packing peanuts forever unless someone shows them how you were wrong. Teach them to fear people and the same thing will happen.
You don’t have to be expressly called a dipstick by an elementary school kid in order to feel like one.
Lucas and I had been talking this whole time and I, in all my hope for verbalized words, had missed it.
It's like being the best barber in the shop and finding out that, in six months, your job will also include competitive Frisbee and candle-making.