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We sign papers for day services today

Today is a big day for Gavin. Today is the day that we sign papers for him to begin day services. This has been such a long time coming and I’m so glad we’re finally here. As I understand it, Gavin and I will be meeting with his SSA and a representative from the day …

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Parents Talking Autism (feat. Sara Roberts) S6E11

This week I speak with Sara Roberts about her autism parenting journey. In this unscripted conversation, we learn about her life and the challenges she faces raising her autistic son. 

I think this was our last hiking trip for awhile

I took the kids out for a walk today. I figured if we could find a place that was isolated enough, we could safely get out for a bit. We ended up trying several places before settling on the Wellness Trail. There were no cars there and I felt pretty good about our odds. We …

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One last trip before for the next few weeks

I took the boys to Quail Hollow for one last hike before the car goes in to get fixed. It’s going to be a few weeks before I get it back. We don’t go anywhere very often but it sucks anyway. We found an entirely new trail and it took us roughly 2.5 miles start …

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Easy Ways to get your Kids to Eat Healthier without the Stress

If you want to eat healthier food, then you will understand that a few simple lifestyle changes are all that’s required. For your kids, however, it is a completely different story. They may not understand the importance of eating healthily and they also might find it difficult to stick to their new routine. Luckily, there …

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How migraines and desperation led us to explore CBD products

If you’ve been reading our story for a while, you are probably aware of at least some of the problems we’re facing as a family. Most of the focus has been on the kids, especially Gavin. One of the things I haven’t spent a great deal of time lately is talking about some of the …

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Ideas for Throwing the Perfect #Autism Friendly Birthday Party

Being a parent in this day and age is tough enough, but it can be even more difficult with life as an autism parent. There is a lot of hard work, and it takes time to get into any kind of routine. It’s not the same as parenting a child who doesn’t have autism, and …

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Why & How You Deserve To Chill The Heck Out

This is a contributed post and therefore may not represent the views and opinions of this blog or its author.   If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll likely understand that responsibility, care, and patience are big themes here. This is what life is about, and it can temper your character as a …

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