Autism with a side of fries
Eileen “mama fry” from autism with a side of fries
Mama Fry is a stay-at-home parent in the suburbs. Mama Fry spent 9 years working as an educator in a community home and in classrooms for children on the autism spectrum. She has gone “Pro” now that she has her own autistic child.
Mama Fry was asked to write a blog post for her local New Jersey radio station about a day in her life caring for her autistic child. Mama Fry’s blog post went viral, much to her surprise, and she has been writing weekly to her worldwide audience on her blog, Autism with a Side of Fries, since then.
Drop those fries, move those thighs!
Going out to eat. When one of the guests has autism, this is not an easy job. It can be difficult, if not impossible, at times. For our children, eating out is WORK. It is what it is. I’ve written several lists and guides for all of you with small children about how to make it work. I’ve had both good and “Holy Hell” outings. Put this away. The ones who “throw money on the table and get out of here” are the ones who “throw money on the table and get out of here.” What if I told you there are restaurants where you don’t have to worry about your child making too much noise? What if I told you there was somewhere you could go where no one would mind if your child got up and flailed around if they wanted a sensory break? What if I told you that there was a spot where you and your date might almost feel like you were on a date again while your child played with toys under adult supervision? Isn’t it almost too good to be true?
Ein baby dazu bringen nicht mehr zu weinen
In today’s episode, I talk with Eileen “Mama Fry” Shaklee, the blogger behind the blog “Autism with a Side of Fries.” Eileen was a pioneer in the field of blogging, especially when it came to autism. I’ve been a fan of hers for a long time, and it was such a pleasure to speak with her! We discuss her journey with her son, whom she affectionately refers to as “Kiddo.” Eileen explains how their tale began and how things have changed for them now that Kiddo is 14 years old. Eileen is not only a wealth of knowledge, but also a lot of fun! I had a great time interacting with her and am delighted to have her as a visitor. Have fun listening! ——— Send a voice message to: https://anchor.fm/message/megan-carranza
7-year-old gets a job at mcdonald’s to buy presents for other
Mama Fry says: I worked as an autism career coach and technical teacher for several years before becoming an autism parent. I quit my work to become a stay-at-home mom. When my own son began early intervention, I was back in the autism circle in less than a year.
You must relax! It takes a long time to get started on the autism journey. Parents have a natural instinct to strike, repair, and clean up after their children. Get all right. It’s not as easy as that. Often, get rid of the anniversaries. Parents must note that our children can reach their own milestones. It’s not yours or someone else’s. You can’t equate the five-year-old to a normal five-year-old. It’s all too easy to become frustrated, and you almost have to accept the fact that you’ll make just as many good and bad choices for your child. Yes, you will make a serious blunder, but you will learn from it.
The use of the “r” word as a derogatory term or an insult has no place in our society. There are none. That is something I can never stop pointing out to people. This article deconstructs many of the reasons that many people use to justify why they should and why they are all wrong.