My kids can really frustrate me on mornings like we had today

Man alive, it was a tough morning.  Several meltdowns, lots of screaming, impulsiveness and lack of cooperation, made for a challenging start to the day. 

I was really, really, really frustrated with my kids because I could seem to get anywhere with them and they needed to get to school. 


Frankly, I don’t really even know why there was so much going wrong this morning. 

The boys were wanting to bring things to school that I didn’t feel they should be bringing and Elliott especially, wasn’t happy with that. 

If Elliott brought something to school as benign as a notebook to draw in, Emmett had to bring the exact same thing.  He needs to have everything be the same and that’s just not how life works.

Read This  A bit of insight into my day

In Emmett’s world however, that’s exactly how the world works.  He takes consistency to a new level. 

In my house, fair isn’t about everyone having the exact same amount, of the exact same thing. It’s about making sure I get everyone what they need in order for them to be the best they can be. 

Autism is tough to work with and I can find myself very frustrated by a lot of this stuff but it’s just part of who my kids are. 

Life is a work in progress and on days like today, I make sure to hit the reset button, so I can help my kids sorta start over after school. 

Hopefully, school is going well and the boys are doing better.