Category Archives: Sensory









It’s so hard to feed my kids with #Autism

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We’re having a really hard time finding food that Emmett will eat, especially while at school. He’s never eaten the school lunches because he’s incredibly sensory oriented. It just won’t ever happen and that’s okay. The problem is that’s it’s become increasingly more difficult to find things we can pack… Read more »







There’s only 1 thing on the agenda for this weekend but it’s causing stress

The boys are headed to the Zoo today with their grandparents. Lizze and I will have at least part of the day to ourselves. We don’t really have anything to do or anywhere to go besides the grocery store and that will be a pretty short trip. Regardless of how… Read more »







Do you know how much fun shoe shopping is for two kids with #Autism?

Ha.. That’s a trick question because it’s a fricking nightmare. After we left the cookout, I took Elliott shoe shopping. Emmett decided that he wanted to try shoes again as well. I wasn’t really in a position to do both right now but with Emmett, I can’t not take advantage… Read more »







I’ve spent the morning murdering tags

It’s been awhile since I’ve had to do this but this morning, Emmett began freaking out about the tag in his winter coat. For some reason, after all this time, he’s taken notice of it. After the coat, I was then tasked with removing a tiny tag from the bottom… Read more »







I had to tell my son he’s NOT a failure

I’ve been working with Emmett on wearing his new pants. It’s not been an easy journey but I will cautiously say that we might be making a baby step forward. ☺ For those new to the party, Emmett is our 9 year old with Autism and significant Sensory Processing issues…. Read more »







Don’t count your blessings before they put their pants on

I’m going to keep this short because I’m already spent and it’s not even lunchtime. Unfortunately, this morning didn’t quite go as planned when it came to Emmett and his brand new pants. In fact, it went the opposite of who I was hoping it would go. Emmett woke up… Read more »


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