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We arrived at the Converge Autism Summit in Greenville South Carolina

Emmett and I made it safely to South Carolina last night. It took us about 9 hours or so of actual driving and it rained most of the way. Emmett handled the ride really well and if having a great time so far. I’m just finished setting everything up and I’m going to head back …

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Heading back to the Converge Autism Conference this May

I’m returning to the Autism Converge Conference put on by Springbrook Autism Behavioral Health in Greenville, South Carolina the week of Mayth. The purpose is to help promote the conference and speakers, along with a couple of the social media influencers. I went last year and had a really good time. It was my very …

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We sign papers for day services today

Today is a big day for Gavin. Today is the day that we sign papers for him to begin day services. This has been such a long time coming and I’m so glad we’re finally here. As I understand it, Gavin and I will be meeting with his SSA and a representative from the day …

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Emmett baked cupcakes yesterday

Emmett has been back in the kitchen baking up a storm. He baked strawberry swirl cupcakes and topped them with diced licorice. They were delicious. I was able to exercise some self control and only had two. I’m actively avoiding things like this but I also want to sample what my kids take the time …

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Lesson learned

I’m always learning and tonight I learned a valuable lesson. 😂

A quick update on Gavin’s transition into his adult life

It’s been a minute since I’ve updated you guys on how Gavin’s journey into his adult life is going. There’s a few reasons for that but one of them is that not much has changed since the last update. Gavin was getting overwhelmed by all the changes he was perceiving and wanted everything to slow …

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I did absolutely nothing productive today and that’s okay

I’ve been pushing myself a great deal recently. I’ve been struggling with burnout and today I took the entire day off for the first time in I don’t know how long. Here’s what happened.

Do you ever have one of those days?

Do you ever have one of those days where you just want the insanity to stop long enough to get off the ride? I couldn’t seem to get anything done today. My studio workstation has been acting up and so has my phone. Both are vital for my workday and neither was cooperating today. I’ve …

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