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Just a another update

It has been a few days since I have been on here. Lizze is still recovering surgery. She is actually having a pretty rough time right now. She is in a tremendous amount of pain. The fact she has fybro. complicates things alot. You can think of it like this, her body interprets EVERYTHING as …

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What life is like: part 2

One of the most haunting problems I feel as a parent is when people have spent “time” with Gavin and say he was a perfect angel. You’re probably saying to yourself how could that be bad? The truth is I hate to hear that from people. The reason being that it makes me feel like …

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This is my reality…….

You want to see who Gavin really is? Here you go. This is not pretty but I think it gets the point across. Sweet, innocent Gavin died many years ago. This is what we are left with. So please don’t tell me how perfect he was or how well behaved he is. He DOES NOT …

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Almost back to normal

Well Lizze has been home resting. The kids came home tonight. Elliott Richard is sleeping on one couch and Lizze is on the other. Emmett John is up stairs with me. Gavin seemed to do ok at my parents. He had a bad day at school Friday. He was in the principles office at least …

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Screw wordpress

WordPress shut my blog down because they say it violates there terms of service. That blog was an exact port of this one. I don’t see the problem…. Bye Bye wordpress Lost and Tired

Truth or dare?

So I have been toying around with the idea of opening up a little more. Being just a bit more honest about everything.  Let you all in on what it’s like to raise a child with autism or other spectrum disorder. It’s not like you see on TV most of the time. In our case …

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Gavin, Gavin, Gavin

We can't resort to violence like spanking with Gavin (even though he has it coming at times) for a few reasons. We don't believe in spanking because there is no progression from there. Gavin will associate violence as a way of dealing with anger. The biggest reason is because Gavin witnessed his biological father beat …

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The run down

Today has come and gone and where are we? Eliott Richards party was moved home from grandma and grandpa's house. Lizze and Emmett John were both sick today so we needed to change the venue. I think it went over quite well actually. Elliott Richard was very happy and is currently exhausted. Gavin is a …

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