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 had a change of heart about.

We …



3 items are helping my son with #Autism gain independence  

I’ve spoken about this a few times before, but I wanted to share something we’ve done, to help our low functioning teenager with Autism, gain a bit more independence.

Gavin is seventeen years old and struggles in most areas of his life. He’s unable to remember things, and his cognitive ability is in a slow, unending decline.…



My kids are driving me completely insane today and here’s why

Holy shit….. My kids are driving me completely bonkers today. I like to think I’m in a good enough place to be able to cope longer with some of this stuff but not today.

Gavin will not stop talking. In fact, he literally follows me around the house, talking at me and not to me. I have to actually …



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 things that I believe needs a larger focus, is …



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 he doesn’t pay attention to his surroundings. …







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