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Category: Lockdown

We had an adventure today

I’m really tired but I wanted to share our adventure from today because it was a very big step for Gavin. I took the kids out to Quail Hollow because we all needed to get some exercise and I was hoping that do to the size of the park, it wouldn’t be very crowded. Unfortunately, …

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I’m struggling today

I’m struggling a bit today because I just am. I could say it’s because we’ve been on lockdown for 67 days straight or that I’m depressed. I could say that it’s because Gavin’s off his meds and the kids have been home from school. I could say that it’s because I’m struggling with my pending …

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I’d rather not spend the money but I’m too tired to care

I had a really hard time falling asleep last night. I ended up finally crashing around 5:30 AM and for those wondering, that puts me at a significant disadvantage going into the day. I was able to get about 4 hours of sleep because the boys slept in. Super grateful for that. The goal for …

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My #specialneeds #immunocompromised son is terrified by #COVID19 and afraid of dying alone

I just spent a good chunk of time trying to convince Gavin that he does not have COVID19. This is heartbreaking and becoming an ongoing struggle that’s proving difficult to navigate. In case you’re one of my many new readers, here’s a little background on Gavin so you can put this into perspective. Gavin is …

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Breaking the monotony of lockdown with some backyard fun

The boys and I have been working on setting up a fire pit in our yard. We’re cleaning out the back half, and building an area were we can spend time together and sorta feel like we’re escaping all this insanity. Our first planned fire is this Friday. We have to register with the city …

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Focusing on the positive

There’s so much going on right now and our lives are on hold in many ways. The stress is getting to all of us and it’s quite common for me to hear the kids fighting throughout the day. They are so overwhemled by everything and I just don’t know how to help them purge some …

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The biggest challenges I face with my #autistic kids on #COVID19 lockdown

I’ve been talking to some fantastic experts on my podcast recently. My goal is to help parents better help their kids navigate the COVID19 lockdown. The feedback thus far has been very positive and I have more interviews coming. One of the most common things that everyone is saying is essential, especially in regards to …

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Safe and Healthy Is The Goal

I kinda exhausted my writing resources today working on a new project that I’ll tell you more about when I can. That being said, I committed to writing at least once a day and I’m trying to live up to that commitment. I thought I would drop a quick little update on how we’re doing. …

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