Category Archives: Routine


An example of how locked into routine kids on the #Autism Spectrum can be

I went to pick the boys up from school yesterday. Actually, Lizze and I both went to pick the boys up from school yesterday.  We got there a little bit before 3pm, which is dismissal. 

As my long time readers … Read More


Those days when the bedtime routine is struggling a little bit

Emmett’s new bedtime routine is struggling a bit and it goes like this. He takes his bedtime meds and brushes his teeth. We tuck him and Elliott both in and they play their tablets or listen to music for a … Read More


Holding My Breath: Getting ready for a significant change in Emmett’s routine

This week should be relatively blah kinda week.  We’re coming down to the end of the school year, much faster than I’m prepared for.  Along with the end of the school year, comes changes in routine and there’s no way … Read More


Nothing quite like ending the day like this

While I’m nursing a headache, the boys have been doing pretty well tonight.  As the day begins to wind down, the two youngest have settled into some collaborative Minecraft. 

They’re getting along so I’m going to let them go for … Read More