Autism is not so easy to live with and it brings with it tons of secondary challenges. One of those challenges centers around sleep disturbances.
Emmett is the poster child for sleep issues and tonight was no exception.
As frustrating and hopeless as it can feel at times, I take great comfort in knowing that I’m not alone in this struggle because this is a common issues amongst people with Autism..
At the end of the day, it’s not ideal that Emmett won’t fall asleep in his own bed but at least he found sleep tonight…
He’s so adorable
It was a other night that ended in very little sleep. Mr. Emmett was simply unable to fall asleep and he and I camped out in the living room in an attempt to salvage as much sleep as possible.…
Lizze and I have been working with Emmett to get him falling asleep in his own bed, rather than ours. This has been an ongoing issue for a long time but it’s come in waves.…
I’m pretty much totally exhausted this morning. There were frequent interruptions throughout the night because the boys had a hit or miss nights worth of sleep.
The boys are just hanging out quietly, which is awesome.
I’m hoping for a slow, quiet and uneventful day.
When Lizze and I went to bed tonight, this is what greeted us. 💙
I knew Emmett was there already because I sang him to sleep, after he tried for almost two hours to go to sleep on his own.…
Sleep issues are one of the more prolific symptoms that can present when someone’s on the Autism Spectrum. It’s one of the more exhausting challenges as well.
Elliott and Emmett are both struggling with sleep issues.…