In Defense of Participation Trophies

Kids today aren't as coddled as you might think. They're also not kidding themselves.

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We’re All Screwing Up

We're all artists who can't enjoy our own work because we see the errors that no one else does.

When Autism Awareness Isn’t Enough

Everyone is on the same page in that we're all aware that autism exists. It doesn't mean that people accept it.

Fathers Get To Be Corny

I started to piece the puzzle together and that's when I learned that, as a dad, I was given pretty much free reign to be as dorky as I wanted.

Dad Discrimination

So many people like to preach about the importance of fathers in a family unit but then look down on them when they arrive pushing a stroller.

Making Our Own Milestones

Surely he'd talk by three. When three came and went, it was surely four. It was a never ending cycle of "everything will be different next year."

Through Our Cynical Eyes

I'm not writing this to simply tell the story of seeing the world through Olivia's eyes, but also about accidentally making her see the world through mine.

This Isn’t About Autism

A family is made up of many people. While no member should be raised above others to define you all, no member should hidden in the shadows either.