Tag: specialneeds

We’re at the shrinks office 

Mr. Gavin and I are waiting to be seen by Dr. Reynolds. I’ve been assured that we don’t have to wait very long today because he’s relatively on time.  This is a simple meds check but you never know with Gavin.  So far, Gavin’s been weighed and vital’d.. He’s still not gained any weight and …

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Awesome news

I slept like the dead last night. I didn’t even notice Lizze move downstairs because she couldn’t get comfortable. In fact, I slept so well that I actually overslept.  Both boys did great this morning. Shoes and socks were not an issue for Emmett today and that’s amazing.  Gavin is currently sleeping off his morning …

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MASSIVE UPDATE: Heartbreak and a few other things

As we close out another stressful day in world of special needs parenting, I thought I would touch base on how the day went.  We know that Emmett didn’t make it to school. Rather, he made it to school but not out of the car. It was one of those sensory days where he was …

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Show of hands, who can relate to this #Autism Parenting challenge? 

It never fails that when I’m sick, tons of other shit happens at the same time, making it harder for me to rest.  I’m still not feeling good, didn’t sleep well last night and Lizze is struggling to walk because of her hip. Simply waking up this morning had us at a disadvantage, right out …

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#Autism families are sharing about how @VivintGivesBack has improved their lives and given them peace of mind

For a while now, I’ve been talking about how I use the home automation/security system I received from the Vivint Gives Back Project to keep my kids with Autism safer. You can read all about my experiences by clicking here. I thought it might be beneficial for you to see what other families are saying about their experience …

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I feel like I was hit by a freight train and left to die in the tracks 

Emmett has clearly woken up on the wrong side of the bed and is not having a good morning. Shoe’s and socks are presenting a major problem today and it doesn’t seem like we are able to work through it like we usually do.  I’m feeling like I was hit by a freight train and …

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