Emmett and I are flying solo this afternoon

We’re heading out in a few minutes because Emmett has an appointment with his pediatrician. It’s the last med check before his behavioral health care switches over to the main behavioral health center at Akron Children’s Hospital next month. This is also going to double as a well check. Emmett… Read more »



How we salvaged the day by surprising our kids

I didn’t sleep well last night because my restless leg was keeping me awake. I was unable to go walking because of HOF week. To say I was in a bad place yesterday morning would be an understatement. The boys were fighting, and we needed a reset. Hiking was out… Read more »



My least favorite time of year

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The next week or so is going to be very frustrating because it’s Pro Football Hall of Fame week. I hate this time of year because it’s incredibly disruptive. People flood into Canton, Ohio from all over the world to participate in the HOF festivities. It’s the one time of… Read more »



Frustrating moments but I feel like progress was made

We had therapy tonight, and some interesting things happened. First of, for the most part, everyone got along well. That’s always something worth celebrating. While it wasn’t perfect and Gavin lost his cool, he also worked through it pretty quickly. The issue with Gavin today happened as a result of… Read more »



This scares the sh!t out of me

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Gavin is driving me nuts. He’s talking nonstop and it seems like even single step instructions are needed to be repeated multiple times. Absolutely none of this is his fault. He’s not trying to drive me crazy, and I do my best to keep that in mind, but that doesn’t… Read more »



Are you interested in sharing your story on my #podcast?

I’ve been thinking about it lately and I wanted to share my plan for season 2 of The Autism Dad podcast. Season 1 consisted of 11 episodes and was my first solo venture into podcasting. It was far from perfect but was received well. I’m going to begin recording season… Read more »