Cheaper than Therapy

It had been probably fifteen years since I’d done any kind of guy-trip. Last summer my friend Robbie and I met up with our buddy T.C. (who happens to be a pretty amazing editorial photographer) in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for a camping trip and immediately agreed that these things must happen more regularly. So as soon as the snow melted …

Six Benefits of LEGO Play for Children with Autism

When my kids were finally old enough for LEGOs, I was glad. Pretty much everything about LEGO is awesome. What was interesting (though not totally surprising) was how beneficial LEGO play seemed to be for my 6-year-old who has autism. Interestingly enough, some serious studies are now being done to develop LEGO-based therapy for children with autism. It makes a …