Category Archives: Autism Parenting Confessions




This #Autism Dad is very much overwhelmed with life

I mentioned in the previous post that I was in a weird place. I also said I would talk about it in the next post because I needed to sort my thoughts and find my words. Here’s the thing, my thoughts are all over the place right now and the… Read more »






As he gets older, life becomes more challenging

Gavin spent the night at his grandparents last night and will be gone for most of the day today. As terrible as it sounds, it’s a desperately needed break. Every day is a struggle with Gavin and as he continues to regress, life becomes more challenging for him and us… Read more »






I’m a Special Needs Dad, guilty of losing hope

I haven’t written a truly heartfelt piece in a very long time. Writing has been such an intrical part of my life for so long now but I feel like I’ve lost my voice. Writing has lost its meaning and I’ve lost my passion for it. I’m working to rebuild… Read more »






Does this make me the monster I feel like I am?

I’m going to cut to the chase. Putting things bluntly, Gavin is driving me absolutely crazy and I’m not as patient with him as I should be or as much as he deserves. He’s constantly asking me the same questions and sharing outload, every thought that pops into his head…. Read more »






A MASSIVE and IMPORTANT Update for the last couple of days

Hey folks. It’s been a couple days since I’ve written anything other than an update on my tumultuous relationship with Paxil and there’s a good reason for that. That good reason is, I’m fucking miserable. I’m anxious, stressed, emotional, not sleeping, nauseated and freaking out. None of this is really… Read more »