Are you a “Hutch” Parent?

“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.” Ann Landers Do you remember that old Hutch ad with a cute pug dog? It said, “Wherever you go, our network follows”. This punchline explains the parenting style ofContinue reading “Are you a “Hutch” Parent?”

7 tips to engage with kids on the spectrum

Hello Everyone, Wish you all a very happy new year. Beginning of every year, most of us spend some time introspecting and aim to become better. Though it is slightly late for a new year resolution, I believe it’s never too late to learn something new. Today, let’s learn a few tips to engage betterContinue reading “7 tips to engage with kids on the spectrum”

10 Things You Should Never Say To An Autism Parent

As a parent of a child with autism, I have happened to hear a lot of friendly advice and unpleasant comments both. Though I would like to believe that most of them were said out of genuine concern, they usually fall flat or backfire.  Here are my recommendations on statements you should never make inContinue reading “10 Things You Should Never Say To An Autism Parent”

What does that mean???

“I don’t think people understand how stressful it is to explain what’s going on in your head when you don’t even understand it yourself.” Unknown We all have faced complicated and confusing situations in our lives. Some cause a lot more hair loss than the others but they keep visiting like an unwanted guest. IContinue reading “What does that mean???”