If you’ve been anywhere on social media in the last week or so, chances are you’ve seen this article making the rounds: “Once We Become Parents, We Don’t Want to Hang Out With You Anymore (But Not for the Reasons You Think).” It’s just the latest in a neverending series of sanctimonious screeds from a particular breed of self-important parents who feel the need to condescendingly explain to people without kids why the life of a parent is so hard and why those without kids could never possibly understand. Here’s the thing, jackasses. We understand. We get it. It’s not actually a complicated concept. Read More Don’t Blame Your Kids; You’re Just a Crappy Friend
As the weather keeps heading toward warmer territory, I find it helpful to give yet another talk on how to be sensitive to those around us who are disabled. Con season is beginning, and summer vacations will be here soon as well – all situations where a large amount of people are trying to navigate the same huge crowd. Since these situations can be a little tough on us, here are a few pointers to make everyone’s trip just a little smoother.