Adaptability is a job requirement for an #Autism parent

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Our start to the day has been a bit meh. Elliott and Emmett were both up and moving super early.

Emmett wasn’t feeling well and I decided to give him a late start, rather than miss the whole day. I got Elliott to school and then spent the next two hours trying to help Emmett. I figured he wasn’t actually sick but like Elliott yesterday, he’s upset about something and it’s causing him distress. I did manage to get him to school by 10:00 AM. So far so good.

In a short while, I need to have Gavin to a doctor’s appointment. He’s still seeing his pediatrician for a number of reasons but I’m going to need to eventually move him to his own PCP but that’s a problem for another day. Luckily, his appointment today is relatively local so it shouldn’t interfere too much with the rest of the afternoon.

Anyway, I wanted to also share that Elliott ultimately ended up celebrating his birthday with his mom and grandparents. I felt really good about that. Everyone seemed to have a great time and I pounded a burrito from Chipotle, before meeting with the kids therapist to brainstorm ideas to help the boys move forward. We came up with a few and I might discuss them at a later time.

Before I step out to get on with my day, I’d like to ask that you please keep Lizze and her family in your thoughts and prayers. They lost a family member today and that’s never easy. My heart goes out to her and her family during this difficult time.

I’d really appreciate it.

Rob Gorski

Full time, work from home single Dad to my 3 amazing boys. Oh...and creator fo this blog. :-)
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