I’m sick for a few days and it all goes to hell

First things first. The boys had a great day at school and received a big surprise when they got home, in the form of my Dad taking  all three of them to dinner. ☺

I mentioned in the title about things going to hell. That’s in reference to this blog.

While I was sick, I didn’t access the …



It’s the not knowing that kills me as a parent

It’s becoming clear that Gavin’s struggling more and more. Unfortunately, there’s no way to know if this is another leg of his journey with Childhood Disintegrative Disorder, the result of changes to his medications or just par for the course.
His level of functionality is decreasing and doing so in weird areas.

Things like self-awareness are slipping. There’s never …



The Autism Dad blog made #4 on the list of top 50 #Autism Blogs

I wanted to take a minute to thank Feedspot for an amazing honor. They’ve indexed thousands of Autism related blogs and pulled to top 50 for their list. I’ve been selected and placed in the #4 spot. This is pretty amazing for me and I know I’m in excellent company. Below is the quote from Feedspot on how they ranked everyone.

Thank you Feedspot …



Some Good Gavin News

I wanted to share a snippet of good news. Yesterday I mentioned that Gavin was having bladder issues once again. He was frustrated by this and understandably so. My concern was that we were going to see this becoming a trend and that wouldn’t be a good thing.

Thankfully, today seems to be a better day for him. …



One of my kids just arrived home with new shoes

Mr. Emmett spent a large part of this morning with his grandparents. They wanted to undertake the difficult task of finding Emmett shoes he will wear.

Emmett just arrived home a few minutes ago and with him, is a pair of shoes he’s pretty excited about. I’m super grateful for the help and I’m glad Emmett feels …



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