Tag: childhood disintegrative disorder



A simple act of kindness towards a fellow #Autism parent

I was at the grocery store today with my kids. Walmart to be exact and the kids were doing pretty well. I was a little frustrated with them but truthfully, that’s more on me and less than them. We were at the register, unloading the massive amount of groceries so they could be scanned and …

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It’s a start

I knew going into my first night sleeping alone, that it would likely be short-lived. I was right. I fell asleep around midnight and Emmett was still in his own bed. When I say I was alone in my bed, Ruby was there. She likes to sleep under the blanket, right up against my back. …

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I’m finally sleeping alone tonight

I’ve been feeling a significant amount of anxiety today and it came to a head after dinner. The kids have been at each other’s throats all day and Gavin will not stop talking about whatever floats into his brain. It’s a lot to deal with on top of everything else. I’m pretty sure that I’m …

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OMG, it looked like a f*cking crime scene

It’s been a really, really, really long night. Both the boys are home from school today for weird reasons. Well, Elliott’s got a sinus thing and the drainage is making him sick to his stomach. He was up all night. To make things more fun, about 3AM, Emmett’s nose exploded all over my bed. He …

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(S2E4) Dr. John Kruse: Author and Adult #ADHD Specialist

(S2E4) In this episode, I have a conversation with Dr. John Kruse, MD, PhD about all things ADHD, including his brand new book titled “Recognizing Adult ADHD: What Donald Trump Can Teach Us About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.” Dr. Kruse has 25 years of psychiatric experience and specializes in treating adults with ADHD, that’s right, …

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This is where I find my strength

One of the most common questions I get from people is how in the world do I manage. Often times I’m it more like this how in the fuck do you survive all this? Where do you find the strength? I’m not offended by any of these questions in any way and by answering them …

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