The other morning I had a conversation with 9 year old Early Bird. It included a relativity thought experiment, subjective time aging compared to non relativistic subjective time, Steven Hawkins' Time Traveler Party experiment, orbital mechanics, and correcting a common misconception about how escaping the atmosphere. I shared it on my personal facebook because I... Continue Reading →
A common objection to respecting a child's choices about food, aside from nutrition concerns, is cooking differently for one person, or having to cook an entirely separate meal on top of the one already being made for the rest of the family. Early Bird, on top of sensory issues due to SPD, also deals with... Continue Reading →
I don't think it's just neurodivergent kids that need this; all kids could probably benefit from having the vague "clean your room!" broken down into specific steps.
Our local autism society hosts a free night at the zoo for autistic kids and their family once a year.
There was something inherently wrong and fearful about my older children wanting to do things that I saw as baby things. Why?