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It’s taking some time but that’s okay

It’s been a really long day and I’m physically and emotionally drained. At the same time, it’s been a good day as well. We overslept a bit this morning but I got the kids to school on time. The boys are doing pretty good and I’m always grateful for that. Gavin’s doing well and he …

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Final day of my 5 day trip and here’s what’s happened

I’m on day four of my five day trip. It’s the last day of The National Converge Autism Summit and it’s been an amazing experience thus far. Yesterday, I sat down with Ron Suskind and had 25 minute discussion on the podcast. Can’t wait for you all to hear it. I got to meet and …

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@SpringbrookBHS National Converge Autism Summit: Day 0

I wanted to share a quick update. I’m calling this day 0 because I’m here before everyone else. The actual summit begins in the morning and will last for 2 days. I’m finally in Greenville, South Carolina and settled in to my second hotel. I’ll be here for the duration of my trip. Here’s a …

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Just a quick update

Super quick update. I’m well on my way and heading towards Greenville, South Carolina for The National Converge Autism Summit, put on my my friends at Springbrook Autism Behavioral Health. I was feeling pretty anxious this morning but with a little help, I got that the anxiety in check. After driving for many hours today, …

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Feeling Grateful

I’m physically and emotionally getting ready for my big trip and I realized a few things. I’m going to be gone for five days and I’ve never been away from my kids for that long. I’ve never gone on a solo trip before and I’ve never been alone for more than a day or two. …

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What happens today doesn’t represent the rest of your journey

Its been a minute cause I’m currently remodeling the space I use for these videos. I’ve been reading the personal stories of people in the Autism Parenting support group I built in reddit. I wanted to hop on here share some thoughts about the autism parenting journey, feeling overwhelmed, and even desperate along the way. …

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I’m happy, healthy, and making progress

It’s been a productive morning so far. Emmett got to school on time and is dealing with state testing today. He’s not excited about these tests, even though he always does well. It’s just added stress that I feel autistic kids really don’t need. That’s a whole other topic for a different day. I went …

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Have you had to pursue guardianship of your adult #autistic child?

I went on a walk this afternoon and it really helped me to work through some things. There’s many reasons I love these afternoon walks but the company is one of the best parts about it. Today’s walk really helped me to gain some much needed perspective. We were talking about ways of helping Gavin …

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