Free range me

Well, my kid made it to Arizona safely. Shockingly enough, I didn’t spend the entire vacation without him in an anxious mess. Sure, I breathed a sigh of relief when I knew his plane landed safely, but that was about… Continue Reading


The Tics are Completely, 100% Gone…

…because Stink is on a trip. Yes, my big 6th-grader got on a plane yesterday with his class to hike the grand canyon and go on an archaeological dig. Not a bad scenario for a public school, eh? The most… Continue Reading


The dangers of Taurine on kids

After speaking to a nutritionist today, I have decided to take Stink off the Taurine. Despite how well he is doing tic wise (see previous post) I was advised it can be very bad for kids. It acts as a… Continue Reading


HolisTIC: Magnesium Citrate and Taurine

This post is dedicated to Veronica, who was sweet enough to write me a little note asking me where the heck I have been. She misses me! Hooray! I have missed this site, too. To be honest, I have been… Continue Reading


Kane is a TS superhero!

This is Kane! Kane is 10 years old from Murray Iowa. Kane is a loving child who enjoys helping other people! Kane and I have had quite the journey together! I was only 18 when I gave birth to this… Continue Reading


REPORT: Long Island Costco Employee Says He Was Bullied Over Tourette Syndrome

In his act, standup comedian Chris Fox jokes about his struggles with Tourette Syndrome. But there’s nothing funny about his lawsuit against Costco, which he says removed him from his day job because of his condition. After reading the link… Continue Reading


Kane’s Journey: Tourette Syndrome

I created the Kane’s Journey: Tourette Syndrome Facebook page because last year when I posted something onto my Facebook about my son and his Tourette Syndrome, it was reported because someone found it offensive. I am by no means ashamed… Continue Reading


Questions about ignorance in the workplace

The following questions and comments were recently posted by a parent to the Facebook wall of the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS). Has anyone here ever felt it difficult explaining to co-workers the difficulties of having… Continue Reading


Film Showcase featuring “A SynapTic Adventure: Tourette’s and Beyond” and Panel

PLEASE NOTE: TSParentsOnline, the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS), and its directors and employees assume no responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, objectivity or usefulness of the information that follows in this blog post. None of the… Continue Reading


New Canadian rock band features members with TS

Say hello to Pariah. They’re a young, ambitious Canadian rock band, and two of their members happen to have TS. A five-piece ensemble, Pariah hails from Mississauga and Oakville, and they all love to write music, record and perform. The band… Continue Reading