Author Archives: Titanium Lily

An Open Letter to my Conservative Acquaintances

You and I could have met in any number of ways, because of mutual interests, mutual friends, sharing online forums, or simply by chance. Like anyone, we won’t always agree on every subject, and that’s perfectly fine. We can even … Continue reading

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Confession – I Was An Autism Mom™

Originally posted on The Bullshit Fairy:
Well kind of. I tried to be. Because I thought that’s what you did when your child got diagnosed with Autism. I wore puzzle pieces proudly and fought like a warrior. But I never…

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Product Review: Turan (Aphrodite) Oil by Lykeia Botanica

I’m a big fan of customized oil blends for religious/devotional purposes, making them at home myself at times.  As such, I was thrilled to receive a tester of a lovely new oil for Turan (Etruscan name for Aphrodite). This devotional … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to my Parents

Dear Mom and Dad, I know we frequently disagree on political matters and because we care for one another, we tend to not bring up politics around each other. Generally speaking, that’s a good policy; but there are times when … Continue reading

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To Trump voters

People who voted for Trump fall into one of three categories: People who believed Trump would attempt to fulfill his campaign promises. People who didn’t believe Trump would really attempt to fulfill his campaign promises but just wanted to vote … Continue reading

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Why you need to stop using the puzzle piece to represent autistic people

I hate the puzzle piece. I hate it with every fiber of my being. Therefore, since in a lot of places it’s national autism awareness month, I’m going to write about why you shouldn’t use the p… Source: Why you … Continue reading

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Autism Moms™ Allow Me To Explain

Originally posted on The Bullshit Fairy:
I have noticed there has been an increase to activity on a post I made last year about Autism Moms™ and the way they use that “term” like a badge of honour. I am…

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This is the last time I’m going to say this

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Why I Left ABA

Originally posted on Socially Anxious Advocate:
Trigger Warning: ABA, ableism, institutionalized child abuse [Image Description: A bright red door with a brass knob and a faded mail slit. To its left, there is a long, dark windowpane with some decoration…

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ABA

Very important reading for anyone who loves an autistic for whom Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has been recommended.

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