Feeding Problems

Category: Feeding Problems

This #Autism Dad actually cooked tonight but here’s why that doesn’t happen very often

Kids with #Autism can be notoriously difficult to cook for.

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

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 in his lunch, that he’ll …

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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 short that trip will be, …

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It’s so hard to feed my kids

One of the hardest, most frustrating challenges my wife and I face on a daily basis, is struggling to feed our kids. The struggle is probably not for the reasons you think either. It’s not because we don’t have food or have a hard time getting food. Working from home hasn’t always been easy but …

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Today’s Victory: They tried new food tonight but did they like it

I picked the boys up from school this afternoon and both had a good day. I didn’t hear any complaints about anything and I’m happy with that. ☺ On the way home, we stopped at Little Ceasars to pick up stuff for their lunches tomorrow but when we arrived, they were closed for remodeling. I …

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Is Sensory Processing Disorder controlling our lives?

Sensory processing disorder sometimes seems to be controlling our lives. It really is something that has an impact on so many daily functions, and unless you’re living with or loving someone with this struggle, it’s very difficult to understand. In my house, all three of our kids face these daily struggles. Their brains are hardwired …

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Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder in laymen’s terms

What Is Sensory Processing Disorder? Sensory Processing Disorder is hands down that most frustrating part of being an Autism parent, at least for me. For those unfamiliar with what I’m referring to when I say sensory issues, let me explain. Sensory processing disorder is a condition that is very common in both kids and adults …

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Tonight’s meltdown just about pushed me over the edge

We lived through a massive Emmett meltdown this evening. This particular meltdown was in regards to his dinner and it was a doozy, as well as being partly my fault. Emmett is very sensitive when it comes to food. He has major sensory related issues that make feeding him very challenging because the menu of …

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