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The reality of being a single parent to 3 neurodivergent teenage boys while battling my own demons

It’s been a roller-coaster week for me. The last month has been challenging for me on a number of levels and I’m trying to work my way through it. There’s so much going on in my life at the moment and I’m trying to stay on top of everything. Work is keeping me busy, which …

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I’m just gonna leave this here

I’m exhausted and I’m leaving super early so I can get home to my loved ones. I’ll be sharing all about my trip after I settle back in and catch my breath. I just wanted give you some idea of how today went. I can’t wait for this episode to come out. Be sure to …

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You asked: “Should I feel guilty for needing a break from my #autistic kid?”

This was such a good question and I wholey appreciate the level of honesty and vulnerability required to ask it. Here’s my response and I hope it helps. ☺

It’s a self-care kinda day and here’s what I have planned

It’s been a relatively quiet day so far. It’s beautiful outside and the kids have been working on the house while I’ve been working on……..work. I still have 3 seasons to remaster and re-upload. It sucks and it’s time consuming but otherwise pretty easy. Anyway, the boys have been a great job with minimal fighting. …

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Selfcare is important and I forgot how relaxing this is for me

It’s been a relatively quiet Saturday night here in The Autism Dad household. We’ve been binge watching Stargate SG1 on Netflix and slowly working on the house. I didn’t get nearly as much accomplished as I was hoping to because I’ve been dealing with a bad headache since we went to lunch. We’re going to …

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Sleeping Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) poses many unique challenges for you as a parent. Sleeping Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) One of the most commonly affected areas involves sleep. Good sleep during pregnancy is certainly important, but so too is adequate rest postpartum and into childhood for both you …

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Co-Parenting Through Divorce (feat. David Hill, MD, FAAP) S3E25

David Hill, MD, FAAP literally co-wrote the book on Co-parenting Through Separation and Divorce: Putting Your Children First for the American Academy of Pediatrics. This is such an important topic because divorce is common, but unfortunately, navigating divorce, especially with kids (in general) can be incredibly challenging for a million reasons.

Looks like we’re watching #Scoob today, courtesy of @WBHomeEnt

I just want to say thank you to Warner Brothers for sending my kids this media box, including a Blu-ray of the new release of #Scoob and some promotional swag. The kids were so excited and surprised. We’ve actually seen Scoob when it released on digital a little while back and it was awesome. Totally …

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