Author Archives: Rob Gorski

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About Rob Gorski

Father to 3 with Autism and husband to my best friend. Oh...and creator fo this blog. :-)


Today’s Victory: The Good, The Concerning and The Cause for Celebration

Yesterday after picking the kids up from school, I dropped Elliott off at home before taking Emmett to an ADHD med-check. When a child is on ADHD medication, there are frequent medication checks for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, it’s about making sure the medication is still the… Read more »

Emmett set the bar for bravery incredibly high today

It’s been a really long day but it’s also been a pretty good one as well. Emmett’s dentist appointment went well and he kicked ass. They fixed his tooth and he didn’t even need numbed up. I think it took a total of 5 minutes. He was nervous but very… Read more »

Writing with tear filled eyes

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Gavin’s having a very rough day. On a good day, he’s not running on all cylinders but anymore, it seems like his engine is barely turning over. He’s not problem-solving anything lately. I have a really good example of this and it took place yesterday around lunchtime. While Gavin was… Read more »

A meltdown inducing dentist appointment today

We have an exciting day planned and by exciting I mean not fun at all. Mr. Emmett is returning to the dentist this afternoon because he has a baby tooth that needs fixed. When he was at the dentist a month ago, we discovered that he had the start of… Read more »

Gavin is losing skills and it’s heartbreaking

We’ve come to the realization that Gavin’s level of regression has reached a new low. This has actually been coming for a little while now but we’ve had to pull some responsibilities away from him today. For the last couple of years, Gavin has been doing the dishes. I don’t… Read more »

Sometimes I struggle with feelings of being a terrible parent but not tonight

I really struggle with feelings of being a terrible parent. I feel this way for a number of reasons but one of the biggest reasons revolves around failing to give my kids a better life. I know there’s only so much I can do but I still feel like I’m… Read more »