Category: Emmett John

Made a trip to Akron Children’s Hospital today

Haven’t done one of these is forever. Elliott and Emmett both had well checks today at Akron Children’s Hospital. This was basically playing a bit of catchup as a result of COVID. Elliott needed a physical for school this year and Emmett just needed a physical because it was time for him to have a …

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Happy 13th Birthday Emmett

I’ve been working on this one for a few days. I know that’s really sad but life is good and I’ve been very present in it lately. Sometimes that takes me away from writing and that’s okay. ☺ Mr. Emmett turned thirteen years old this weekend. He’s had a really good birthday, albeit a bit …

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Emmett kicked ass today!

Today is a pretty big day for the kids. They have a pretty important therapy session tonight and that will help to chart our path forward. I’m going to try and touch base with the therapist before the boys meet with her tonight because I have some thoughts that I don’t want to bring up …

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Day 2 of being back in the classroom

I just picked up Emmett from school today and his second day back has been a resounding success. He’s so excited and I feel so good right now because after focusing so long on his physical safety, I can finally doing something positive for his emotional health as well. Everything went well for him today …

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Emmett returned to the classroom today

Today was such a big day, especially for Emmett. I haven’t mentioned this in a little while because I wasn’t sure what was going to happen. Today was the moment of truth and here’s what happened. State testing is ridiculously mandatory this year, despite the pandemic. I have made my thoughts on that quite clear. …

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My #autistic son is such an inspiration to me

I know not everyone will get this and that’s okay. I also know that many of you will celebrate with me because you understand the significance of what I’m about to say. For those who are unable to relate, I hope this provides a bit of insight into the challenges kids on the autism spectrum …

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