Category: Emmett John



Emmett could use some thoughts and prayers tonight

Poor Emmett. He just can’t seem to catch a break anymore.  For those who aren’t aware, Emmett’s been dealing with a rear fever disorder known as PFAPA. I’m gonna let you follow the link and read about it yourself because I’m really tired and only have a few minutes.  It appeared as though Emmett had …

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Art by Emmett: Something from Minecraft

I wanted to share this cool picture that Emmett did while in therapy tonight. I believe this is called a Blaze and its from Minecraft.  He worked really hard on this and I think it’s pretty darn amazing.  I love my kids artwork because I can see pieces of who they are inside their creative endeavors.  …

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Emmett will take on a pretty major change today

We have a sorta major schedule change for Mr. Emmett today. We’ve switched over to the school schedule for his physical therapy today. Normally he goes to therapy on Wednesdays at 1pm but with school coming soon, we needed to make the switch to a more sustainable school schedule.  Therapy will be on Tuesday afternoons …

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I’m having a really hard time getting my son with #Autism to eat

As a father to 3 boys with Autism, feeding issues are nothing new to me. I’ve faced those challenges almost 3 times a day for 15 years.  Typically this envolves making a different meal for each child and then remaking it several times, until it’s sensory acceptable. It’s a long and often wasteful process but …

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I’ve spent a large part of today trying to help my raging 7 year old with #Autism O_o

Emmett’s in a mood today. By mood I mean a very volatile, disagreeable and angry place. He’s been raging on and off all day. 😖 You know, I’ve tried to find his triggers and I have no idea what’s setting him off. He’s not dealing with stressful situations well and if even the slightest thing …

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This #Autism Dad needs his beauty sleep

It was a really rough night for sleep. Emmett climbed into my bed at some point again and from there, proceeded to take it completely over. lol He can’t just stick to one side of the bed, he ends up laying across the bed or wrapped around me. He still struggles at night since his …

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