Tag: Depression



One on one time with my kids is always a priority

This morning I was able to convince Emmett to go walking with me. It’s really nice to be able to do that because it’s quality time, without the distractions of everything going on at home. I like to get as much one on one time with my kids as possible…. Read more »



I’m hoping Emmett will go with me

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We’re supposed to get hit with major weather today and then the heat index is supposed to be very dangerous the rest of the week. At the moment, things are pretty comfortable, and I’m going to try sneaking in my morning walk before the weather hits. The boys have therapy… Read more »



He gets very angry and looks for something to hit

I wanted to briefly talk about therapy tonight because we spent it trying to address some problems we are experiencing with Gavin. We spent time talking with Elliott first, but then an issue arose with Gavin that sorta derailed things. Gavin is an amazing young man, who’s come a very… Read more »



The stress is unbearable

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We’re waist-deep in teenage and special needs growing pains. One of the more typical problems right now is that our house is way too small. No one besides Gavin really has their own space. Lizze and I do okay, but Elliott and Emmett are very much struggling right now. Elliott… Read more »



Quick update

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I feel like I slept pretty well last night. I’m really trying to focus on sleep quality and I’m currently reviewing the OOLER by Chili Technology. Stay tuned for that. I was up at 6:30 AM to go walking, and it’s the perfect time to do so. It’s cool and… Read more »



This might be something only another #Autism parent can truly appreciate

After my walk this morning, I had to take Gavin to get his blood work done. He needs this weekly due to one of his medications. Frequent blood work has been required for many, many years. When Gavin was much younger, his blood draws were an absolute nightmare. It was… Read more »


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