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Hooked on Terraria

[from an August 2015 mommy blog post, with minor edits] We’re hooked – totally and completely hooked on this game, as evidenced by the fact that the highlight of our weekend so far has been killing the Wall of Flesh as a family.  We did it first in our oldest son’s game (after two weeks […]

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Autism Awareness 2014

In honor of Autism Awareness month …

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Temple Run

I’m back in India this week, so that I can spend some time with my growing team.  The trip is inevitably hard on me and my family, but at the same time I really enjoy having some time in person with all the amazing people who have joined our organization in the past year or […]

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Left Brain, Right Brain

As we observe both of our children in their Brain Balance programs, we continue to be curious about the emerging research on the brain.  Mercedes-Benz just produced a visually compelling advertisement which I think does a beautiful job representing the differences between the left and right sides of the brain. You can click on the […]

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Forget Normal


Forget “normal.” Recognize that when it comes to human diversity — including the diversity of minds — “normal” is a highly subjective, culturally-constructed fiction. Recognize that there is no “normal” mind, and that conformity to the local conception of “normal” is in no way synonymous with health, well-being, or personal fulfillment – and is, in fact, […]

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