Category: Emmett John



He’s permanently moved himself into my room

For about a month and a half, Emmett has been crashing in my room at night. He won’t sleep in his own bed or stay in his room since his mom moved out. I sorta expected this because it’s what happened the last time as well. He’s struggling more than he’s saying or maybe is …

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I wish he could just be a kid

Gavin and I waited outside the school as we do every single day. Gavin was lost in his game and I was anxiously awaiting the doors to open so I could see how the boys did today. They’ve both been struggling at school as a result of all the recent changes that have been forced …

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Even baby steps are steps forward

It was a rough night. Emmett had nightmares throughout the entire night and kept waking up. I’m exhausted and we ended up oversleeping as a result. To make things worse, I was so overwhelmed last night that I forgot to bake a new batch of pepperoni rolls for their lunches. Thankfully, Elliott and Emmett both …

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School DID NOT go so well today

Unfortunately, I could tell by the expression on Elliott’s face as he walked out of the school building, that it wasn’t a good day. What really caught me off guard is how upset Emmett was when he climbed into the car. I hadn’t even had a chance to ask Elliott what was going on before …

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It was like being choked in my sleep

OMG… It was a rough night. Everyone went to bed without an issue and even fell asleep as well. To the best of my knowledge, Elliott slept through the night and that’s good cause I really worry about him. Emmett on the other hand, had nightmares all night long. He doesn’t remember what they were …

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It’s not perfect but the kids made it through the school day

Neither one of the boys came home from school early yesterday. Around lunchtime, I called because I wanted to make sure everything was okay. The office said that boys seem to be doing well and that made me feel so good. When I did pick up the kids, Emmett was in a great mood and …

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