Adjusting for Change

Filed Under (Adam, Single Parenthood) by Estee on 30-01-2009

You’d think I’d be talking about the economy, and perhaps I am. I can’t think of any greater changes than facing an uncertain economy or future be it health, prosperity, or my new future as a single mom. But Adam seems to enjoy singing about my new status lately — picking up on Beyonce’s new song “I’m a Single Lady,” every single day. Today he just happened to sing the song after he put on this wig:

Now she says “if you want then you should have put a ring on it,” but I’d be happy with just the love. For those of you who do not know the song or couldn’t decipher from Adam’s singing (although I thought it was magnificent), here is Beyonce’s version:


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I’m a PhD candidate at York University, Critical Disability Studies, with a multi-disciplinary background in the arts as a curator and writer. I am the Founder of The Autism Acceptance Project (, and an enamoured mother of my only son who lives with the autism label. I like to write about our journey, critical issues regarding autism in the area of human rights, law, and social justice, as well as reflexive practices in (auto)ethnographic writing about autism.