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


52 Weeks of TS: Week 16

EDITOR’S NOTE: Every Tuesday, noted Tourette Syndrome advocate Troye Evers shares his “52 Weeks of TS” blog journal with the TSParentsOnline community. In cased you missed the first 15 weeks, you can read them here. For more information about Troye, please… 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


Mouthpieces/dental appliances for tics and Tourettes

Now that I’m working full time in social media, I’ve learned a heck of a lot. I will share it with you! I’m not very interested in social media. Sound bites? Twittering? Constantly moving targets that may or may not… Continue Reading


How TS translates in acupuncture terms

Tics seem to be up for a lot of folk I know — including my own kid. More vocals — this time kind of a high-pitched squeak. Not really loud, but it is punctuating his sentences big time. The other… Continue Reading


Top 13 TS Moments of 2013

2013 was a big year for the TS community both in Canada and internationally. Here’s the TSFC’s list of the biggest TS moments of 2013. Do they match yours?   13. Former Idol Contestant James Durbin Releases First Single from Second… Continue Reading


Support for young people

NOTE: Please welcome Tourettes Action, an advocacy group based in the United Kingdom, to TSParentsOnline. Below is some information they have for parents to give their children who struggle with TS. Most people with Tourette Syndrome (TS) are diagnosed as… Continue Reading