Let them be who they are

Elliott made his triumphant return to the classroom, if only for a day. He had state testing and it went well, at least as far as he can tell. Mr. Elliott decided to dress up in his cosplay outfit, which I wasn’t sure about. Personally, I didn’t care if he wore it but I was …

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We had the most amazing evening

We spent the day getting caught up on the house after over a year of lockdown. There’s been four guys living in a relatively small space and we needed to dig ourselves out a little bit. The house is currently being prepped for new paint and eventually new carpet. Once that happens, the house will …

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Unexpected and Amazing

I realize that it’s been a while since I have written anything, let alone something truly meaningful. I’ve not been very open about my life lately and that’s because I’m learning to navigate some new things. I wasn’t hiding anything, I just wanted to wait for the right time. If you follow me on social …

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Day 2 of being back in the classroom

I just picked up Emmett from school today and his second day back has been a resounding success. He’s so excited and I feel so good right now because after focusing so long on his physical safety, I can finally doing something positive for his emotional health as well. Everything went well for him today …

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Emmett returned to the classroom today

Today was such a big day, especially for Emmett. I haven’t mentioned this in a little while because I wasn’t sure what was going to happen. Today was the moment of truth and here’s what happened. State testing is ridiculously mandatory this year, despite the pandemic. I have made my thoughts on that quite clear. …

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Why Food Choices Matter When It Comes to Autism

unrecognizable woman in gloves with lettuce leaves in street

Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a complex developmental and neurological condition that affects people of all ages. While research is ongoing in terms of the way that various foods affect a person with autism, there are important considerations to bear in mind if you are looking after someone with this condition. Below are …

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