Category: Emmett John

One on one time with my kids is always a priority

This morning I was able to convince Emmett to go walking with me. It’s really nice to be able to do that because it’s quality time, without the distractions of everything going on at home. I like to get as much one on one time with my kids as possible…. Read more »

Is this an adverse reaction to his antidepressant?

Emmett’s been on Prozac for about a week or so now, and I noticed something today that I’m a bit concerned about. Frankly, I’m not sure why I didn’t connect the dots sooner. Anyway, I’ve been noticing a significant increase in Emmett’s energy levels. At first, I thought we might… Read more »

Managing #Depression in my 11-year-old #Autistic child

Putting your child on medication can be very scary, but here’s why we did.

How we knew our 11-year-old son was #depressed and how we’re helping him

I’ve spoken about my personal war with depression many times. This time, I thought I would take a few minutes and provide some insight into how we knew that Emmett was struggling with depression, as well as why we decided medication was in his best interest. Everyone is different, and… Read more »

Major Update

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Again, I find myself behind the eight ball in regards to writing. I’m really trying to get back into the swing of things, but I’m struggling a bit with my depression lately. That being said, I’m here now, and that’s what matters. Last I wrote, I was still going back… Read more »

If you detect some frustration, you’re not wrong

I’ve been struggling to write as much as I’d like if under better circumstances. This last week of my life has been very challenging, and recovering from it is taking some time. We buried my grandmother a week ago today. All of us are still feeling the impact of this,… Read more »

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