Sensory issues kept my son home from school again

The boys were up early once again. Everything was fine until it was time to get dressed and ready for school. Correction.. Everything was fine until it came time for Emmett to put something on his feet.  

Lizze and I worked for at least an hour to help Emmett tolerate something on his feet. 

We tried countless shoe/flipflop/slipper/crocs combinations both with and without socks.… Read More



Why #sensory issues kept my son home from school today

Emmett woke up this morning and was so sensory sensitive, he barely tolerated his pants and shirt.  

He was able to wear his clothes for the most part but when it came to shoes and socks, there simply wasn’t any wiggle room. 

Emmett loves school and doesn’t want to stay home but at the same time, he’s so overwhelmed by his sensory processing issues that he couldn’t even compose himself.… Read More



Zero to Meltdown

I talked this morning about how awesome it was that the boys got themselves dressed and ready for school before we even woke up. That’s all very true and something I’m quite proud of them for. 

Unfortunately, that’s where the good news ends and the meltdowns begin. 

Emmett was fine until it became time to put something on his feet.… Read More



One of my kids almost didn’t make it to school this morning 

Both boys were up before 6am this morning but entertained themselves pretty well and I’m grateful for that. Elliott had a pretty good morning and aside from keeping him on task, there weren’t any issues worth mentioning. 

Emmett on the other hand, had a horrible sensory morning. 

It was so bad that he almost didn’t make it to school.… Read More



The heartbreaking reason that kept us from trick or treating 

I mentioned in a previous post how the boys spent the night with Lizze’s parents on Saturday. They live in a different city so their trick or treat was Saturday afternoon. The boys had a blast trick or treating in their grandparents neighborhood, while Lizze and I had the night off. 

The plan was for the boys to be dropped off at my parents house on Sunday afternoon and we would take them trick or treating in my old stomping grounds.… Read More



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