Parenting

How My Children have Taught Me to Be a Better Person

Sometimes I think about how much easier my life would probably be if I didn’t have half the challenges I experience in my day to day life. I fondly remember the days when I could just take off and go wherever I wanted to without a second thought. Or, the days when I didn’t have… Read More How My Children have Taught Me to Be a Better Person

Autism, Random Musings

When I’m Gone

If all goes the way it should, my children will outlive me. But what will happen to them?… Read More When I’m Gone

Autism

The Day He Asked for Orange Soda

  A few weeks ago we were sitting in the office of a psychologist, where H was getting evaluated to see where exactly he was developmentally. The doctor was asking him to complete a variety of tasks, none of which he apparently wanted to do. Instead, he sat and looked at his hands that he was… Read More The Day He Asked for Orange Soda

Autism

My Wannabe Criminal

April is Autism Acceptance Month and I hope to share many of my colorful autism stories.
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Parenting

That’s Not Fair

 Every morning at around 6:15am Henry opens my door and jumps into my bed. Most of the time I wake up when he does this, other times I don’t notice until I feel someone kicking me. I haven’t slept in for at least 5 months and I do blame someone for that, which I… Read More That’s Not Fair

Autism, Parenting

Toilet Paper Tales

Stock the toilet paper. That’s all I ask.… Read More Toilet Paper Tales

Autism

Where There’s a Will

What will my kids do when I’m gone?… Read More Where There’s a Will

Autism

Our Family Habit

I’m starting namoblopo 2 days late because you know, I was busy forgetting to take out the trash.… Read More Our Family Habit

Autism

Day 23: 45 Minutes of Connection

I was trying really hard to get some homework done today. But then something happened. Henry came up to me and wanted to sit by me.  He sat on my lap as we looked at random pictures on the computer. When he connects like this, there is nothing else in the world that matters. Maybe… Read More Day 23: 45 Minutes of Connection

Autism

Day 20: Through The Eyes of My Child

One of the things that fascinates me the most about my ASD kiddo is his fascination with technology. He doesn’t talk a lot, and it can be very frustrating to not know what he is saying. But when he gets behind a camera, we start to have a glimpse of the world. He stages his… Read More Day 20: Through The Eyes of My Child