Million Dollar Babies. Nope, costs more than that.

In researching an article for ilovekiddeals.ca I came across a 2013 Fraser Institute study  that pegged the cost of raising a child at $3,000 to $4,000 a year (seriosuly?). Assuming as parents we raise kids only until the age of 18 (again, seriously?) means each child costs parents $72,000. This figure excludes housing and excludes…

Cake-Walk to being social with your a-typical kid.

The 2014  kick-off post for RedBootWarrior’s facebook page was a link to an article narrating what it feels like to be the parent of a child on the Autism Spectrum. I shared it because  I have advocacy & awareness raising on the brain for this year, and sharing an inside view at what life is…

Shit. Oops, Sorry! Merde.

Not long ago I received an hefty envelope from our local provincial medical centre, the place where our daughter Téa’s case will be managed. In it was an intake questionnaire in French with a post-it note apology from the social worker, saying she had run out of the English version.  I don’t read/understand French with…