How do you know?

I’ve been a special needs parent for almost 11 years now. In all this time I have learned so much,  not only about my kids,  but also about myself. I could say that special needs parenting is such a pleasure and just so rewarding.  The problem with that is that it’s simply not true,  at …

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Autism, my sanity and the holidays

Screaming.  That’s all I have heard this weekend.  Between Elliott whining,Emmett screaming and Gavin melting down,  the little bits of sanity I had left are now refugees fleeing to safety somewhere far away. I used to love the holidays,  however,  now all I can see is the overstimulation it brings.  Someone needs to invent something …

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A winter welcome

I thought that I would share a cold Ohio winter welcome with all of you. We have our first snow storm that has actually brought with it accumulation. We have a long winter ahead of us and it’s already pretty cold. I hope you are all staying warm if it’s cold where you are. Posted …

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Autism and Meltdowns: An Interesting Discovery

Disclaimer: I am by no means making a blanket statement about persons with Autism. Every child and adult with Autism is as unique as a snowflake. This is my personal observation,  based on my personal experience. I’m not an expert and would never presume to understand your child better than you. I just noticed something today …

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Creepy Sleeping

Elliott is spending the night at Grandma’s so I thought it would be nice to spend some time with Gavin. I figured we could camp out in the living room and watch movies. Well,  he feel asleep right away and so I’m watching some Netflix and trying to relax after a pretty grueling week. However,  …

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Emmett went through the window

I’m so stressed out my head is pounding right now.  I just came back into the house from off the roof.  Emmett ran full force,  right into the window in Elliott’s bedroom.  Thankfully,  it was the windows I fixed last winter,  when Emmett did the same thing. I don’t understand why he does this.  My …

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