Obsessed: 9 Picture Books for Kids Who (Really) Love Trains

Restricted interests. Special interests. Passions. Obsessions. Whatever you call them, it can be challenging when a child with autism is fixated on something all day, every day, to the exclusion of anything (or anyone) else. I knew the stereotypes about autistic people when my twins were diagnosed at 2. So… Continue reading

In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf

Deep in the third trimester of my twin pregnancy, I arrived in the 'decorator' stage of nesting and pasted Very Hungry Caterpillar decals all over the nursery walls. So maybe it goes without saying that I came to Eric Carle as a fan first and a parent second. In the… Continue reading