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We had such and awesome day today

We had a really awesome day. Aside from a few hiccups discussed in an earlier post, by all accounts we had a great day.  Lizze and I took the boys walking again today, right before dinner.  Unfortunately, we were competing with dusk and had to cut our walk short but I took all that into …

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Very Important Update About Gavin

It’s been a trying day but I’ve learned one thing that I believe I can say with absolute confidence, Gavin off of Lithium is NOT a good thing.  I’m sure Lizze will put her two cents in at some point but having discussed this last night, I know she agrees. I suppose I should clarify …

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Here’s some pictures from today

It’s been a really long day. I was up with a sick Emmett last night and now I’m up with a sick Elliott tonight.  I promise I’ll get some writing done soon but until then, I thought I would at least share some pictures from our day. These pictures span across most of the day …

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Staring down the barrel of a four day weekend 

The boys are off of school for the next four days. There’s teachers conferences on Friday, and of course, Monday’s a holiday. I’m not entirely sure what we’re going to do with all this extra family time but we’ll figure something out.  I’d be lying if I said there wasn’t a part of me a …

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All about raising a child with complex health issues and school

My wife and I face many challenges in our life. At the moment, one of those challenges centers around our youngest, Emmett. Emmett is eight years old and absolutely loves going to school. He loves learning and excels academically.  Unfortunately, Emmett faces challenges that interfere with his ability to attend school sometimes.  Between Autism, Anxiety, …

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Emmett’s Fever Flares have returned

I had a really tough time falling asleep last night. I wasn’t even feeling stressed out or anything like that. I just couldn’t get comfortable and ended up moving to the couch about 4 am.  Anyway, Emmett has up on and off last night. In fact, he’s been this way for the last few nights.  …

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