Category: Autism Parenting Woes

I was really frustrated with my kids today

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I’ve not talked about this in awhile but my kids seem to not have an inside voice. This isn’t something new but it’s super annoying and unbelievably disruptive. My kids have always been this way but as they get older, it’s gotten worse. They can be standing a foot in… Read more »

When your kid is talking about “master bait” and their teacher hears something else entirely

Funny story. I picked up the boys from school and both were in good moods. That’s always a good thing. I have to specifically ask them if anything happened that they need to talk about because otherwise, they will rarely raise any concerns on their own. Elliott explained that he… Read more »

The world just might end today

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When people say things like the the world is going to end, it’s usually a religious based prediction that ultimately never comes to fruition. When I say the world just might end today, I’m referring to fact that it’s raining and trick or treat might not happen. Personally, I don’t… Read more »

Did you know that many kids with #Autism lack a filter? Here’s a perfect example.

I mentioned in the previous post that we took Gavin to dinner last night cause the boys were gone and we thought it would be nice. We ended up at Chipotle grabbing burritos. Gavin does a pretty good job at ordering for himself but I stayed within earshot because like… Read more »

So this is what it’s come to

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There comes a point in everyones life where you to take pause and ask yourself a very important question. How the fuck did we get here? I had one such moment this morning. As I was eating breakfast, Gavin comes into the room and begins talking about his poop. He… Read more »

When your child has no filter

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One of the toughest lessons I’ve failed to teach Gavin is that you don’t need to say out loud, everything that pops into your head. This has been an ongoing struggle for most of his life and no matter how many times I’ve talked to him about it, nothing ever… Read more »

There’s only 1 thing on the agenda for this weekend but it’s causing stress

The boys are headed to the Zoo today with their grandparents. Lizze and I will have at least part of the day to ourselves. We don’t really have anything to do or anywhere to go besides the grocery store and that will be a pretty short trip. Regardless of how… Read more »

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