Monthly Archives: March 2017

Why we should put some focus on the parents this #Autism Awareness month

With Autism Awareness month just around the corner, there are a few things I would like to see happen this time around.  Obviously, there needs to be a focus on people who are Autistic. That should go without saying and even in 2017, that’s sorely lacking.  However, one of the… Read more »

We’re celebrating a little victory today

I’ve written this post out twice now and each time WordPress somehow eats it. For that reason, I’m going to keep this short and sweet..  I took Gavin with me to the grocery store the other day. He always wants to push the cart but I usually avoid this because… Read more »

This shouldn’t be allowed to happen

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Lizze and I finally have a night off and we have the ability to sleep, without worry about the kids. All week long, we dream of the next time we will be in this same position. We sorta live from one of these moments to the next, if that makes… Read more »

We finally have a night to ourselves 

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The boys are gone for the night. This means Lizze and I have our first break in about three weeks or so. I’m not gonna lie, we absolutely need this break.  We didn’t do much of anything, it was a chill out and watch a movie kinda night. We ordered… Read more »

The heartbreaking letter my son with #Autism wrote

Before we go into this post, I want to be clear that Elliott wants me to share this personal journal entry of his. He hopes other kids will learn something from him. There’s so much to catch you up on, and I’m trying to get there, but it’s been one… Read more »

When good news is heartbreaking 

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I wanted to share some insight into what it’s like to be heartbroken by good news. I know that sounds weird but let me explain.  On Tuesday, we were informed that Gavin has graduated from speech therapy. He had brought his scores up in several areas and he no longer… Read more »

Why I’ve had a change of heart about #Autism Awareness month

As one ages through life, one tends to gain wisdom and insight that they were previously lacking. What I mean by wisdom is learning from one’s past and gaining insights into different ways of thinking. I’m absolutely no exception to this, and I want to share something that I’ve recently… Read more »