I was recently speaking with a friend of a mom who has an autistic child. We were discussing how the friend was afraid the mom was getting her child enough help. We discussed how the child was enrolled in a program but was removed because he threw something. The friend was confused because how could […]

On his own Timeline

As many of you know autistics have developmental delays.  That is usually how parents know and eventually get the diagnosis.  My son talked at the “normal” age but he spoke much less outside of the house.  He wandered around the room at circle time and did many other things that made everyone question what was […]

Carers- Coping with illness #specialsaturday

I hate getting sick for so many reasons.  I hate not being able to function to full capacity in general but it is even worse when I can’t care for my son. Right now he does generally okay and can care for himself in some ways.  He is able to go get snacks for himself.  […]

How to avoid $2000 bill from iTunes

It is possible that we have spent $2000.00 on iTunes, well maybe not that much, but I had control over every penny. I have seen in the news again where some child has racked up a huge bill for their parents.  That could so happen in my house but I found a way to completely […]

Low on Spoons Today

Low on Spoons Today

I feel very drained today. If you have never read the Spoon Theory I highly suggest you read it. It really does describe how it feels sometimes.  I am definitely feeling low on spoons today! I have had a really busy and exhausting week (used lots of spoons!). This week at work I learned that […]

Traveling in Style

Traveling in Style

I have been privileged in my life to be able to travel. I have always loved to travel although I have also hated many aspects of travel. I have ready many blogs where parents have discussed what a disaster traveling is with their kids, especially autistic kids. I am hoping this blog post helps some […]

Misconceptions #specialsaturday

Special Saturday is a great event where a question or theme is suggested and then everyone can tweet or post their thoughts related to this theme. They are here on facebook if you would like to read some of the other posts. On twitter#specialsaturday. I generally participate on twitter and I like to read what […]

Posting my Shame for @jillsmo

Posting my Shame for @jillsmo

Jill Smo started a link up for our shame over at Yeah. Good Times after realizing how wonderful her car looked. We have all experienced this. We try to keep our houses clean but we are busy with so many other things the cleaning is sometimes at the bottom of the list. Luckily for me […]

We Will Get Through it Together

The morning I realized he wasn’t going to go back to the brick and mortar school I told him we would figure it out and we will get through it together.  I was scared and I knew it would possibly require more work on my part.  I expect there will be bad days and I […]

Sexual Education with an Aspie (yep I went there, and there, and even there…)

I am far from an expert on this topic but I do want to share some info that I have learned along the way.  Because everyone has to go through these issues and no one really wants to talk about it.  And remember my son wasn’t diagnosed until age 13 so most of this we […]