Tag: Schizoaffective

The importance of redirection for #Autism #Parenting  

The boys driving me crazy aside, we’ve had a pretty good afternoon. We spent the first part of the day just sorta relaxing at home. I was even able to take a desperately nap, courtesy of my amazing wife.  As the afternoon moved on, the boys were really testing me, especially Gavin.  I decided that …

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A rough start to the day

I had one hell of a time sleeping last night. It was one of those nights where I was too stressed out to be able to fall asleep. I didn’t fall asleep until almost 5 AM.  I desperately need a nap but I’m going to try and push through it.  Thankfully, the boys are being …

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How many #Autism Parents are guilty of this? 

One of the things I’ve really tried to instill in the families that follow our story, is that no matter what you may expect from yourself, at the end of the day you’re only human. It’s important to remember this because as Autism parents, we are often pushed to the brink of insanity and our …

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25 awesome pictures from today’s adventures

The boys and I went to the park today. They love hunting Pokémon but also hunting painted rocks. Theres a local movement where people are painting rocks and literally hiding them everywhere. Sometimes these rocks have a positive message and other times they’re just beautiful works of art.  The idea behind this is for people …

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My motto for today is Carpe Temporis Punctum

Lizze has been having a rough couple of days. Those of you familiar with Fibromyalgia will understand how changes in the barometric pressure can cause a significant increase in pain, or what’s known as a Fibro Flare.  Anyway, our weather has been pretty wonky lately and Lizze is paying a price.  It’s a pretty nice …

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I think we might be off to a good start 

I had a really difficult time sleeping last night. I finally gave up about 2:00 AM and moved to the couch. The issue for me last night was an inability to shut my brain off.  I watched TV for a little while before I was finally able to fall asleep.  The boys slept well though …

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