Author Archives: Aspermama

Just because you have social anxiety doesn’t mean they’re not laughing at you

“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” ~ Joseph Heller, Catch-22 Last weekend I was invited to a bridal shower along with some wonderful ladies I know from church.  When I got there nearly everyone was already inside and … Continue reading

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AS and Marriage: Managing Conflict

Seeing as how I’m only around 8 years into this marriage business, I’m not even going to pretend I have it all together in this department.  In fact, I’d say I’m still flying by the seat of my pants most of the … Continue reading

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Conversations With Myself: Speed Limits

Speed limits are one of those many things where most people see a fuzzy guideline and I see a hard-and-fast rule.  Chances are you’ve seen those stretches of road where everyone always does 10 or 20 over the posted speed limit.  … Continue reading

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You might be an aspie if…

…you flap and wave your arms when given a bookstore gift certificate for Christmas.  We’re till easing back into the regular routine around here, but I’m hoping to have another post up within a few days.  In the meantime, I want to wish all … Continue reading

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A Very Aspie Christmas

My mom did Christmas like nobody’s business.  I’ll never forget staring into those pretty glass ball ornaments under the soft glow of the lights; breathing in the smell of pine; running around with my brother and sister to music; the hushed, quiet church … Continue reading

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Point, Counterpoint, Actual Point: I am an Introvert

This entry is part of the Point, Counterpoint, Actual Point collaborative blog series put together by Nattily at Notes on Crazy.  Do check it out.  Point:  I am an introvert.  Counterpoint:  I need to open up more and stop being … Continue reading

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10 Things You Can Totally Say to an Aspie Parent

So there’s this thing going around the internet where people post a list of things that you’re not supposed to say to a a certain person or group of people, like parents of multiples and short people (no, I would … Continue reading

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