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Sleep. Who needs it?

If you’ve read this blog for a while, you’re probably aware of my many years of chronic sleep deprivation. In fact, many of you can probably relate, and I’m sorry about that. For anyone out there who doesn’t have first hand experience raising autistic kids, let me just say that sleep can often be a …

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zPods is helping #autistic kids sleep better

One of the most common questions I get from the parents of autistic kids, has to do with sleep or lack there of it. Autistic kids can struggle with sleep for a million different reasons and it’s very common. Parents often find themselves sleep deprived and struggling. I can speak from personal experience in regards …

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I feel grateful for all I have

The kids went to school without any problems. That’s always a good thing. I’m not a huge fan of having to make multiple trips but it is what it is. I had to drop Emmett off a bit early because Gavin had a follow-up with neurology at the Cleveland Clinic. Thankfully, this was a telehealth …

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Putting a renewed focus on #selfcare

I’m going to be putting a serious focus on self-care. I know that sounds weird because I talk about self-care all the time as it is. I guess what I mean is that I’m going to put a renewed focus on self-care. Like, recommit to self-care. Here’s the deal. I mentioned that I’m going through …

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It’s noon and everyone is still sleeping

I feel like I slept okay last night. Today is going to be a busy day. Everyone in my house is still sleeping and it’s just before noon. I’m pretty sure that between working outside yesterday and the fatigue following the second COVID shot, they’re exhausted. I didn’t really sleep in today but I wasn’t …

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We made some major progress today

It’s been a really long day and I’m going to bed super early. We worked on the outside of the house all day today. My parents came over to help and we accomplished so much. I was telling someone tonight that I feel like I really dropped the ball over the last couple of years …

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Well that was fun (insert sarcasm here)

It’s been a really trying day, from a parenting standpoint anyway. I suppose that spills over into everything else as well. If you’re a parent in general, you’ve probably had those days where it’s one thing after another and there is this little voice in the back of your head suggesting you run away and …

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Keep moving forward

Just a quick update to share with the class. Actually, a couple of updates to be more specific. But who’s counting right? For starters, I just wanted to point out that if you read any posts on this site that strike you as odd, off topic, or just a little weird, you’re probably not wrong. …

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