I’m sick for a few days and it all goes to hell

First things first. The boys had a great day at school and received a big surprise when they got home, in the form of my Dad taking  all three of them to dinner. ☺

I mentioned in the title about things going to hell. That’s in reference to this blog.

While I was sick, I didn’t access the …



It’s the not knowing that kills me as a parent

It’s becoming clear that Gavin’s struggling more and more. Unfortunately, there’s no way to know if this is another leg of his journey with Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, the result of changes to his medications or just par for the course.
His level of functionality is decreasing and doing so in weird areas.

Things like self-awareness are slipping. There’s never …



1 BIG reason I’m worried about Gavin

This is an important update on Gavin’s current overall status and one that’s a bit concerning, although not entirely unexpected.

Gavin’s officially off of Lithium for the first time in over a decade. We were a bit caught off guard at the timing because we were supposed to stop this coming Thursday but when his new box …



My kids with #Autism are terrible when they’re sick lol

I hate when my kids are sick. I don’t like them having to go through that and they are really terrible sick kids. 

When I say really terrible sick kids, I mean they are miserable and make everyone around them miserable. I’m talking super cranky, very difficult and quite prone to massive meltdowns. 

Having said that, it’s



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