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Don’t Wait Until Primary School To Educate Your Kids

This is a collaborative post Image Source Children may not have to officially start education until primary school, but it can pay to give them a headstart. Getting your kids used to being taught can make school less of a shock to the system and it can increase their willingness to want to learn. You …

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We haven’t noticed any changes yet

Today was the first day that Gavin’s Clozapine was reduced to 500 mg/day. Lizze and I haven’t noticed any changes yet and that’s to be expected. I believe Clozapine has a very short half-life, meaning it doesn’t linger and needs constant maintenance doses. I would expect that if we are going to see any changes in …

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I’ve been so worried about Elliott not sleeping

We’ve had a pretty good morning. Elliott slept until about lunchtime, and that was awesome. We don’t have any immediate plans for today, but maybe we’ll get the kids to the playground again. I’m feeling much better after a brief power nap, and ready to take on the rest of the day. I’ve been so …

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Stir crazy, frustrated, and overwhelmed describes the day

It’s the day before payday and we need to get a lot of things done tomorrow. The boys are going stir crazy because we don’t have much gas to really go anywhere until tomorrow. I think what we’re going to do is get everyone to the park and let them explore the creek. Elliott wants …

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Father’s Day is more than just ties and cookouts

First of all, Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there, pulling their weight and actively involved in their kids lives. I also want to say Happy Father’s Day to all the single Mom’s out there pulling double duty and filling the role of both parents. I have nothing but respect and admiration for you. 🙂 …

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No super annoying YouTube shows

So we are hanging out at our parent’s house, chillin’ with their dog, and bogarting their internet for a little while. 🙂 It hadn’t occurred to me until now but there is a huge upside to not having the internet at our house. No internet means no super annoying YouTube show’s, played at high volume …

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Why I’m so proud of my wife

Lizze finished her first round of classes this week and immediately began the second round. Rather than going to class four days a week, she’s down to two days a week. This is nice for a couple of reasons. First of all, it’s easier on her. These classes are very intensive and both physically and emotionally …

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Things I do to manage my #Autism Parenting Stress

One of the most important things an Autism parent can do is take care of themselves. I wanted to share one of the things I do in order to better manage my stress. While we were at the park today, I spent some time taking pictures of the many flowers that are living there. Taking pictures relaxes …

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