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Yes, it sucked but I feel like I came out on top

The exhaust has been fixed and the car drives silently once again, except for the squealing on the front end.. What I should say is the car no longer rumbles. ☺ They did a great job fixing the exhaust and even welded a new hook in place so if it… Read more »




We had a break-in last night

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I was getting ready to load the car up and take the exhaust to get repaired this morning when I notice that someone had broken into our car…again. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time it’s happened and I doubt it will be the last. You’d think the obvious security cameras… Read more »




Here’s how I’m dealing with our broken down car

With any luck, the exhaust on the car should be fized before lunchtime. That’s of course, assuming everything goes off without a hitch. My Mom is taking the boys to school in the AM. I’ll load the exhaust into the car and make my way to the repair shop, where… Read more »




I’m trying to remain positive

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Today’s been a challenge for me on a few levels. We finally were ready to remove Maggie’s kennel from the house and that sucked. Noone wanted to remove it before today and we respected that because we thought it might help them work through things. It seems to have helped… Read more »




My 5 biggest #Autism Parenting worries and how I’m addressing them

If being an Autism parent was a video game, the difficulty setting would the three or four notches above the highest setting. That’s not meant to be a joke. Autism Parenting requires more from a human being than most human beings are capable of. My wife and I are no… Read more »




Does this make me the monster I feel like I am?

I’m going to cut to the chase. Putting things bluntly, Gavin is driving me absolutely crazy and I’m not as patient with him as I should be or as much as he deserves. He’s constantly asking me the same questions and sharing outload, every thought that pops into his head…. Read more »




Emmett’s Martial Arts Tournament Results (Tons of Pictures AND Video)

It’s been a long day, but I’ve finally recovered enough to write this post. I’m going to keep this brief and let the pictures/videos do the talking. ☺ Emmett had his martial arts tournament on Saturday morning and it was a pretty awesome experience. I had originally thought this was… Read more »




I’m really pushing myself today

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We leave for Emmett’s martial arts thing in about an hour. I’m absolutely not feeling well and I just want to go back to bed. Obviously, that’s not an option. I’m going to have to really push myself this morning. I know how important this is to Emmett and I… Read more »




I have an exciting announcement

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So this is pretty exciting. Emmett will be in a martial arts tournament tomorrow morning up in Akron. Every year at the end of the school year, the school invites the kids to participate in a martial arts tournament. In previous years, the tournament was held in Columbus, Ohio and… Read more »




It’s funny how things work out

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Tomorrow marks one week since Maggie passed away. I’m not sure if the significance of the day will strike the kids or not but I’m certainly not going to raise their attention to it. We’ve been preparing for awhile now that Maggie wouldn’t be around forever but we had no… Read more »

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