Category: Inspirational Posts

#Autism Parenting is a truly unique and challenging experience, set inside the larger world of parenting in general

I sure have been quiet lately and I’m sorry for that.  The truth is I’m feeling pretty overwhelmed and writing about it sometimes feels like living through it twice. Forcing myself to write doesn’t end up being helpful at all because it’s writing to maintain the blog instead of writing to maintain myself. That said, …

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A little validation never hurt anyone

One of the things that I’ve found really frustrating along my Autism Parenting journey is a lack of validation. It used to be that when we would send our kids to their Grandparents for a little while, they would come home and we would be told how well they behaved.  I think most parents would …

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Proof that Autism Awareness does work – Check This Out

Whenever I doubt that the world will ever truly become Autism Aware or that my efforts make a difference, something comes out of left field and renews my faith in humanity. I’ve decided to start sharing some of the many messages I get from people all over the world. Normally I keep these private because …

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One of the only things worse than struggling as an #Autism parent, is feeling alone in your struggle

August is going to be a tough month for us. We’re really struggling with groceries because it’s so hard to find things that the kids will actually eat and eat more than once. Elliott and Emmett are both going through something because it seems like everything they used to eat, now tastes funny.. This leads to …

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As #Autism parents, it’s so important to take care of ourselves and here’s why

One of the things that my wife and I learned from our separation was that we had become so wrapped up in the care of our three children with Autism, that we neglected ourselves. It’s so easy to get caught up in the routine of taking care of our demanding children and their seemingly endless …

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Why being an #Autism parent is so overwhelming and stressful

“Autism parenting is overwhelming for a million reasons and those reasons may vary for everyone but I can at least share why it’s so overwhelming for me….”

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