Category Archives: The Queen of Quirky

He’s Destined for Greatness

A couple of weeks ago I took all three kids, plus two friends, to the climbing gym. This in itself was not that unusual. We practically live at the climbing gym. What was unusual about this trip was that when … Continue reading

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She’s Not Always Emo

Mr. Fixit felt I may have given the wrong impression about Queen Bee with my last post. It’s not that she’s never happy. Her birthday is stressful for her, is what I was trying to say – but even the Queen … Continue reading

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All Hail the Queen

Today is Queen Bee’s eighth birthday. Lest this statement conjure up visions of a happy child delightedly anticipating presents, cake and special attention – let me remind you this is my Queen Bee, who is already showing signs of being an … Continue reading

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Validation from the Boob Tube

One of the hardest things for me and Mr. Fixit about Queen Bee having Asperger’s is that we feel rather isolated. Sometimes it seems like however hard other people try – and let’s be honest, sometimes they don’t try very hard at … Continue reading

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The Queen of Irritating

Creative Cat is old enough now to stay home alone for short periods of time. There will be times when she is able to let herself into an empty house to wait for our return. Rather than have her carry, … Continue reading

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Disorganized

Last week Queen Bee brought home a birthday party invitation. When she handed it to me, she also handed me the phone. “Call them now, Mom,” she urged. “Tell them I’m coming.” I should have done it, but I didn’t. … Continue reading

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Starting the New Year Off Right

As per usual, we celebrated New Year’s Eve at home with the kids. Well, the “usual” part is we usually stay home. Actually celebrating New Year’s Eve -that’s a little different for us. In an uncharacteristic moment of weakness, I had rashly … Continue reading

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