Tag: childhood disintegrative disorder



Once again I find myself grateful 

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The boys have left the building, although for a slightly shorter time than originally planned. My back still hurts so I don’t know if I’ll make it shopping or not.  We have Dr. Pattie’s at 4pm and the boys should arrive home in time for that.  Once again, we’re both… Read more »



Finding balance when the kids are gone

The boys are going to spend the day with my Mom. I think they’re getting picked up just before lunch. Lizze and I have no plans, aside from grocery shopping today.  I do want to try and get some things done around the house. Frankly, thays only ever really possible… Read more »



(Poll) Is it easy to arrange play dates for your child with #Autism?

We recently were able to arrange a play date for our kids with Autism. This was essentially the first time we’ve been able to do that for a million reasons, I suspect many of which you can relate to. Please take a second and answer the poll below. Feel free… Read more »



My kids with #Autism had their first real play date yesterday

We had a pretty awesome experience today, with our kids first real play date. In all our years, the kids have never had a real play date because play dates for kids with Autism isn’t always easy, or ever easy. Without spending a great deal of time on this, I’ll… Read more »



Something awesome is planned for today 

We have a big day ahead of us. Provided that everything goes well for both parties, a play date will happen this afternoon. The boys will be hopefully playing with some friends from school this afternoon.  I say provided everything goes well for both parties because our other families have… Read more »



Today’s Victory: You won’t believe what Emmett did tonight

The paycheck came today and I decided to take the family out to Cracker Barrel for dinner. We haven’t been out to dinner as a family for a long time, and there’s good reason for that.  We haven’t had the money to do things like this for awhile. Secondly, it’s… Read more »



Electricity into my lower back

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I woke up this morning and my back is completely out. I have a major back injury, and for the most part, I’m okay. Sometimes however, things can get bad, and significantly impact my ability to do just any anything.  Thankfully, Lizze is reviewing a portable tens unit and I’m… Read more »