Category Archives: Autism

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my kingdom for toothpicks to prop my eyelids open

My youngest has been up since 4am.  He has days like these.  I don’t know if it is just me being tired or what, but it seems like he is pushing a lit of buttons today. Not just mine, but all of the people in the house. So what recommendations do you have to keep… Continue Reading

Me Parent – You Child and a Brunch Date

So today has been one of those wonderful days. Mostly calm and relaxing. The youngest had a date with his mentor, so we hiked to another town 30 miles from here to drop him with the mentor.  Got a brunch date with my lovely bride… 🙂 so rare that this happens, cherish the moments.  Went… Continue Reading

It was the most amazing day!!!

Today was fabulous, our youngest son, who has OCD, ODD, Autism traits, and a Traumatic Brain Injury, as well as severe ADHD spends each day with me.  Usually we hang out at home working on school work, and playing games on the computer. Today one of my girls had an appointment in the city so… Continue Reading

winner, winner chicken dinner

Today has been fabulous for our youngest. No behaviors this morning and now we are waiting at the doctor’s office and he is calmly sitting here waiting his turn. No fidget’s no running around, just watching other people interact with each other (which as I explain later can be kind of creepy). This rocks. Even… Continue Reading

I didn’t create this video, I am just sharing it here.  Having a child with Autism, I could not imagine what their life would be like if they cou;dn’t speak to us.  Listen and watch one non-verbal child’s amazing story. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/vNZVV4Ciccg” title=”Autistic%20girl%20speaks%20through%20typing%20on%20laptop.%20″ autohide=”1″] Tweet #fighting4answrs Continue Reading

Greetings on a New Day.

As we start week 3 after placement back at home for our youngest, I am struck with awe about how he can be two completely different kids.  There is the David we see when all of the kids are home, and there is the David we see when he is one – on – one… Continue Reading

Lies, Lies I tell you….

Good morning friends. I am getting sick.  Having Lupus, Fibromyalgia and Hypothyroidism, this means that I need to be proactive in fighting the infection.  Uggh… this means that I need to lengthen the amount of  rest I get as well as increase my liquid intake. Hopefully the prednisone I am taking will bolster my bodies… Continue Reading

Day 10 ~ the truth shall set you free

This morning started out fabulous.  David was well rested, I was fairly well rested, and we were up on time to see everyone else off to school. I first give David quiet time in the morning, gives him a chance to get himself in sync with the day.  This morning was no different, after a… Continue Reading

Day 8 ~ snot today I tell you, don’t suck it in, blow!

Autism and a sick child. school prinicipal and the counselor. ewww how gross Continue Reading

Day 7 ~ A wake up and PWN from the school

Good morning friends… Well, actually it is afternoon, but I have been up and about for about 6 hours. Cheers to you on this glorious morning. A couple of things to start our day. Last night, David had an incredible meltdown, his first since being in the residential facility.  I admit, I did not handle… Continue Reading


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