Category Archives: Autism Parenting Advice

Even Daddies make mistakes and need to apologize

Today was one of those days where I feel like a parenting failure. There wasn’t one specific thing that contributed to me feeling like this but rather a culmination of things. The boys were being the boys. They were loud, hyper and testing my patience. Gavin was being Gavin and… Read more »

Important advice for new and experienced #Autism parents

Being an Autism parent is difficult, in every sense of the word. I have good days where I feel like we make forward progress and I’m filled with hope. I also have bad days where it can seem like moving forward is an impossible task and giving up is a… Read more »

How helping others helps me to cope with being an #Autism parent

This may sound like it would be counterproductive, but one of the best ways to cope with the stress of being an Autism parent is to use your experience to help others. That’s sound crazy right? I know it does but let me explain. When I first began my Autism… Read more »

#Autism Parenting – Did you know it’s okay to be frustrated with your kids?

Something I want to talk to you about today has to do with how we react to the insane amounts of stress associated with being an Autism parent.

(Discussion) How do you know when, if ever to mainstream your child with #Autism?

Lizze and I have been debating this for the last few school years but either can’t agree or just don’t know what to do. This debate or discussion is in regards to whether or not Elliott and Emmett’s current school is going to prepare them for higher education adequately. Elliott… Read more »

Big news and why I’m feeling blessed

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There’s no denying that we are facing many challenges in the Gorski household. We’re facing some heartbreaking physical and emotional health issues as well. In the last post I shared about how Gavin was regressing and what we were seeing right now that truly broke our hearts. In this line… Read more »

Parents play a huge role in their children’s education

Lizze and I have teacher conferences scheduled for tonight. Unfortunately, we have some concerns about Elliott’s teachers and want to hear their side of things. Elliott has been struggling with his math makeup work and according to him, he’s asked for help a few times this week but his teacher… Read more »

Perhaps you can learn from my mistakes

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It’s such a fine balance when it comes to telling a child with Autism something that’s’ going to cause any type of anxiety. It doesn’t matter if the anxiety is waiting for a package to show up in the mail or knowing they are getting a flu shot. Speaking to… Read more »

#Autism Parenting: Let this be a lesson in what not to do

I wanted to take a minute and talk about a mistake I made in regards to my kids with Autism, specifically Emmett. I’ve been working on this unboxing project and have had an unbelievable response from really big companies. A huge box arrived today from the awesome people behind Hexbugs….. Read more »

Never take this shit for granted

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We’ve made tentative plans to have the boys spend the night with my parents because we may have to leave for the Cleveland Clinic around 6 AM. I’ve reached out to our case manager for an update and I’m waiting to hear back. Something that’s really important to me is… Read more »

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