He’s permanently moved himself into my room

For about a month and a half, Emmett has been crashing in my room at night. He won’t sleep in his own bed or stay in his room since his mom moved out. I sorta expected this because it’s what happened the last time as well. He’s struggling more than he’s saying or maybe is …

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I wish he could just be a kid

Gavin and I waited outside the school as we do every single day. Gavin was lost in his game and I was anxiously awaiting the doors to open so I could see how the boys did today. They’ve both been struggling at school as a result of all the recent changes that have been forced …

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Even baby steps are steps forward

It was a rough night. Emmett had nightmares throughout the entire night and kept waking up. I’m exhausted and we ended up oversleeping as a result. To make things worse, I was so overwhelmed last night that I forgot to bake a new batch of pepperoni rolls for their lunches. Thankfully, Elliott and Emmett both …

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A super quick but important Clozapine update

A quick follow up on the status of Gavin’s Clozapine prescription. I had mentioned last week that we were trying to get his Clozapine script approved for a 14 day supply at a time. Gavin’s numbers have been stable for the last 6 months and he’s eligible to move to the new script. We just …

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I feel like I’m f*cking drowning right now

I’m not feeling super positive tonight folks. Being a parent to kids with Autism and/or Special Needs is fucking hard. It’s incredibly rewarding and worth every effort that goes into it, but it’s fucking challenging in ways that are simply impossible to understand unless you’ve lived it. Navigating this life would be challenging in a …

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School DID NOT go so well today

Unfortunately, I could tell by the expression on Elliott’s face as he walked out of the school building, that it wasn’t a good day. What really caught me off guard is how upset Emmett was when he climbed into the car. I hadn’t even had a chance to ask Elliott what was going on before …

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