Category: Meltdowns

24 hours of devastating meltdowns

Gavin is not having a good day. We’ve already survived several meltdowns, and that was before 9 AM. Yesterday was pretty rough for him as well, and I’m not sure what’s going on. Yesterday, he lost it because I was paying him a compliment. I think it came down to semantics on his part. Here’s …

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Yay for #meltdowns

I’m just not a fan of today. The weather is terrible and the kids are struggling but goddamnit if we didn’t go trick or treating in the pouring rain. We debated and not going was the end of the world for some. They missed out last year because they were sick so we didn’t want …

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Meltdowns and mayhem led to an incrediblely touching gesture

This morning has been a total disaster. Mr. Emmett woke up in a mood that can only be described as unfortunate. He woke up at one point last night and wanted to crawl into our bed but we got him back into his instead. Maybe he had nightmares again and that’s what had him in …

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We’re seeing a significant increase in #Meltdowns

There’s so much going on in my life and it’s becoming more and more difficult to write about it because it’s exhausting. I keep thinking about doing more vlogger type things but I don’t know. Anyway, Elliott’s going through a very, very, very difficult time. The teenage years aren’t easy for any kid to deal …

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It’s already overwhelming

The boys got off to school this morning without too much hassle. Emmett however, is very clearly distressed by all the changes to his routine and schedule. We’re seeing tummy aches and nightmares again already. He loves school but at the same time, it’s very stressful for him. When Emmett gets stressed out, he doesn’t …

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I’m so tired of fricking #meltdowns

There isn’t anything I know of that can prepare some for the reality of Autism related Meltdowns. They’re awful for everyone involved, especially the person physically experiencing one. At this point in time, Emmett is the defacto meltdown maker in our house. Gavin’s making a comeback and that’s incredibly unfortunate because he presents with many …

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