Handling meals in an #Autism household

Keeping it simple for dinner tonight. While I was able to go shopping last week, I wasn’t able to go extensive shopping.  I rarely actually cook anymore because no one ever eats the same thing.  We try to stock things …


Some creative ways of meeting my kids sensory needs

  I’m trying to find some creative ways to help meet my kids’ many sensory needs. The idea is to find constructive ways to getting a sensory fix, without destroying our house. lol In the picture above, Emmett is running this …


We’ve gone a full 24 hours 

I want to take a minute and say that Emmett has been doing an awesome job for the last twenty-four hours. Towards the end of last week, Emmett was unable to wear a shirt.  It’s a sensory processing thing, and …


Sometimes it’s hard to keep moving forward

Sometimes it’s really hard to find the strength to pick up and continue moving forward. There are days when the idea of continuing to keep moving ahead, is so completely overwhelming.  Poor Emmett has now gone almost two days without …


It’s been almost 12 hours and still no progress

It’s currently pushing 5:30 PM, and Emmett still won’t tolerate a shirt. We’ve tried a few times throughout the day, but haven’t made any progress. I’m thinking it’s best not to push him at this point because we want him …


Nothing worked because everything hurt

Sensory processing disorder has gotten the best of us today. Mr. Emmett woke up after a night filled with nightmares, completely overwhelmed. In his nightmares, he’s being eaten alive and can’t wake up. Emmett’s daily life is often dictated by …


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