It’s frustrating and heartbreaking to see Gavin go through this

Gavin’s been doing amazingly well in a great many areas of his life and is struggling in some other ones.  Behaviorally speaking, he’s doing really well and the relationship he now has with his Mom is awesome, for both of them. 

The story of Gavin has become one that is overwhelmingly positive but like I said, there are still some struggles.… Read More

How my 7 year old with #Autism broke my heart

Emmett’s a truly amazing kid.  He’s always surprising me with the things he says and does.  Sometimes those surprises are hilarious or just plain impressive.  Other times the surprises come in the form of heartbreaking insight into how he’s feeling. 

Something you need to understand about Emmett is that he really struggles with expressive language. 


Sharing how he’s feeling, especially on an emotional level, is just not something that happens very often.  When it does happen, it’s usually because he accidentally says something.… Read More

Life is so heartbreaking at times

We met with Dr. Pattie for therapy again today. Our main focus is on trying to help the boys stabilize after everything with their Mother. 

To be fair, some of these issues were present before she left but her leaving exacerbated everything as well as create new problems. 

I’m so overwhelmed by the boys anymore and stabilizing them often feels like a pipe dream.… Read More