Category Archives: Day Trips




Thank you Wishes Can Happen and the @AkronZoo for an amazing day

I wanted to take a minute and thank Wishes Can Happen and the Akron Zoo for a fantastic day. Wishes Can Happen sponsored today’s trip for us and many other previous wish families. We got to visit the local zoo, meet other families who have been touched by Wishes Can Happen and have… Read more »







The really cool reason we’re going to the @AkronZoo today

We’re off to the Akron Zoo this morning for a special event sponsored by Wishes Can Happen. For those who don’t know, Wishes Can Happen granted Gavin’s wish last Fall. It was an amazing experience and you can read about it here. Since then, there have been quite a few… Read more »







This 1 single decision, turned our entire day around for the better

On multiple levels, it’s been an absolutely exhausting day. I found myself dealing with a great deal of frustration all morning. I spent hours on the phone trying to get Gavin’s IVIG infusion medication situation resolved and it seems like it’s been resolved. See: We finally figured out why Gavin… Read more »







It’s a bad day but this is how we’re going to move forward

I’m desperately trying to change the course of our day for the better. The boys want to go back to Quail Hollow and go hiking today. I don’t exactly feel up to doing that and I know Lizze is still a bit under the weather. Having said that, it’s a… Read more »







Hiking at @StarkParks Sippo Lake with our #Autistic kids

I’m way behind on this particular post because it’s been a long week. That being said, I wanted to share pictures from our hike at Stark Parks Sippo Lake. We planned this day trip the night before and it was only about a twenty-minute drive from our house. This particular… Read more »







100 pictures from our amazing hike at @StarkParks Quail Hollow

I’ve been talking about how we want to make this a good summer for the kids. With a tight, sometimes nonexistent budget, we’re limited to local things. Admittedly, I’ve been very discouraged by our limitations. I’ve felt demoralized and defeated but I at the same time, I can’t give up… Read more »