GED was boring


Okay here is a quick(ish) summary of my son’s schooling.  So we had done some online schooling, home schooling and what is called unschooling.  I had hesitated to write about it before because I feared judgement.  I was basically letting him work on what he wanted to work on.  I knew he was seeking out […]

Motivation

Motivation


Motivation is a really difficult thing.  I am guessing it is even more difficult as an Aspie.  My son used to seem more motivated to do things but now he seems less motivated.  Is that because the world was not always kind to him?  Is it teenagitis?   I know what motivation I had as a […]

Saga of the Desk

Saga of the Desk


It shouldn’t be this difficult but well, everything is… So first of all we remodeled our spare bedroom around a year ago to give him his own space. This space included moving his PS3 and big screen TV in there. So then there was a big to do this summer with his computer. We ended […]

Wonderful Holiday Season


Okay I don’t want to jinx things and life is far from perfect but: I have been feeling great since they removed the stents or drains or whatever.  The nurses that remembered me from my first time through told me how sick I was and how lucky I am.  I truly feel lucky and blessed. […]

Focus on Positives


Progress is sometimes so slow we don’t even see it.  Sometimes it is huge and it just jumps out at you.  Sometimes it is things other parents take for granted and sometimes it really goes unnoticed or unappreciated.  And I hate when that happens.  I hated when I would argue with the teachers about the […]

Updates- Situation & more


Time for one of those overall update posts I suppose so here we go: “The Situation” I have been dealing with.  I think I have read somewhere that the best way to deal with a bully is to take their power away.  That is really hard to do in a lot of situations.  Sometimes because […]

Eventful Week


Sometimes I have trouble organizing my thoughts into a blog post that is cohesive. This has been one of those weeks but now I have so much to tell! I honestly don’t know where to start so off we go… My son and I were supposed to be in DC this week but since all […]

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 […]

Happy Aniversary & domain change


On July 30, 2011 i started this blog.  I had no clue what I was doing and  there was no one here to read what I wrote anyways.  I nearly cried the first time someone actually read my blog.  To now have over 2000 followers across email, facebook & twitter- wow! I’ve learned a lot […]

(No) Medications Update


This post is long overdue.  In fact I had planned on writing it before all hell broke loose.  But I just hadn’t gotten to it and really now I can provide even more information so I guess it all works out. In the past I had written about his medications and how we decided what […]