A long overdue, deeply personal update

It’s been a little while since I’ve really talked about how I’m doing on a personal level. There’s not really a reason for that I’m just a bit overwhelmed and when this happens, it’s not as easy for me to write. That said, it’s important that I do anyway because it’s incredibly therapeutic for me …

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Is It Possible To Study Around Family Life?

As a parent, family life always comes first, doesn’t it? You always make sure to put your children first, before anything else, which is why it’s often extremely difficult to make time for the things that you are passionate about, such as your education, for instance. However, the fact is that just because you’re a …

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Have I said how much I hate 2020?

Emmett’s not been having a good week in regards to school. He’s been in a fever flare for going on a week now and that’s likely contributing to his struggles. As crazy as it sounds, I hadn’t put two and two together until this morning. He’s been doing well since returning to his old school. …

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It’s been a heartbreaking day

Remote learning is like a fucking emotional roller-coaster for everyone involved, but especially for our kiddos on the autism spectrum. We have had our ups and downs but today was a particularly challenging. I stopped working today, which is hugely problematic, in order to help Emmett navigate his schoolwork. For some reason, he was completely …

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I stepped outside of my comfort zone and spoke my mind because it matters

I’ve said this before and while it may not appear this way on the surface, I’m way too self-conscious to enjoy appearing on TV. That said, I’ve been doing it anyway because some things are more important than my comfort level. I will continue to do so when the opportunity presents itself because I want …

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Emmett just hit a fever cycle

Recently, there was a delay in refilling Emmett’s antivirals that he takes for his fever disorder. With all that had been going on with Gavin recently, I’d opted to use this opportunity to see how he did without them. He did really well for about 2 weeks but just in case, I addressed the issue …

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