Film Review: Fathers-Sons, Brothers in Arms – ONWARD has it all!

Ever since I became a father, I couldn't help but notice that I've become hopelessly drawn to stories and films that revolve around the whole father-son, brother-brother relationship. One such recently came on the silver screen and I was glad for the chance to bring my boys to watch it. Best part was, thanks to … Continue reading Film Review: Fathers-Sons, Brothers in Arms – ONWARD has it all!

His Autism’s “Cured” – Sowing false hope instead of acceptance & inclusion

It's hard to read something like this and not get just a teensy weensy bit annoyed. In case you don't feel like clicking the above link and be transported to another web page, let me do a quick summary here for you. This was a piece published some time ago in the form of a … Continue reading His Autism’s “Cured” – Sowing false hope instead of acceptance & inclusion

5 Questions on Children’s Day…for me!

McDonald’s celebrated Children’s Day* yesterday with an interesting giveaway of a card that says “Make a pledge to share #TheHappiestMeal with your child.” The sub-text adds that parents should give our child the “gift of a lifetime – openness and trust sealed with a pinky promise. Pinky to pinky. Heart to heart.” On the flip … Continue reading 5 Questions on Children’s Day…for me!

“What’s ‘Normal’, Caleb? What’s ‘Normal’, World?”

Inspirations can come out of nowhere sometimes. And this was one of those times. There she was blow-drying her hair last night, like she does every night after a bath, when my wife suddenly had an inspired thought. She decided to stim (gesticulate randomly) in between blow-drying her hair. At various moments she would suddenly … Continue reading “What’s ‘Normal’, Caleb? What’s ‘Normal’, World?”