Category: Shoes and Socks



Sensory processing issues get in the way again

Trying to get the kids ready for school can be like herding cats at times. There are a million reasons for that. Sometimes it’s pretty kid typical and just not wanting to get out of bed, or simply dragging their feet while getting ready. Other times it can be more Autism related in nature. This …

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This is what happened when I took my son with #Autism, shoe shopping today

I wanted to update you fine folks on how our shoe shopping excursion went this afternoon. I’m so proud of Emmett because it didn’t go as planned but he adapted and worked through it. ☺ Emmett and I went to the Skechers outlet store, on a mission to find a very particular pair of shoes. …

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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 of his willingness to try …

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Holy Shit!! He’s kinda wearing shoes

When it comes to being an Autism parent, it’s all about the little victories. Don’t get me wrong, we get some big victories as well and this is a prime example of one. ☺ If you know our story, you probably know that Emmett seriously struggles with shoes and socks. In fact, it’s so bad …

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Please God, help Emmett survive the day

I didn’t sleep worth a damn last night. I managed to fall asleep shortly before the alarm went off. Lizze sent me back to bed because she’s amazing. Next thing I know, I’m being drafted into a massive battle with Emmett, who’s refusing to go to school again. This was the worst morning he’s had …

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OMG… Just kill me now

We are not off to a good start. Emmett is unable to wear anything on his feet and he’s in a mood. He’s in a nasty mood.  I didn’t sleep much last night cause I was up with Mr. Emmett several times throughout the night.  I’m at my wits end this morning.. 

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