Who Really Lacks Empathy?

Who Really Lacks Empathy?


My son refused to go back to school today because he says he no longer trusts the school.  Why would he say that?  Because we convinced him that everything would be okay if he returned yesterday after the nightmare that occurred Friday.  It wasn’t completely okay, he arrived to band to discover they were having […]

I must be dreaming…


This morning I started the routine as usual, waking him up at 6:45.  At 7:00 he was wide awake and playing PS3 so I decided to go take a shower since I usually only take 5-10 minutes.  I somehow took longer in the shower than usual, I guess I was day dreaming.  When I got […]

Meltdown at Youth Music Group

Meltdown at Youth Music Group


A further explanation of my son’s journey with music and how it relates to his sensory issues is described http://www.spdbloggernetwork.com/2011/09/29/sensory-issues-in-a-musician/ at my guest post on SPD blogger. (YAY me!)  The meltdown is mentioned there but I wanted to explain further here. These groups are outside of school and are very competitive to get into it.  At […]

School Starts Tomorrow!!! Who is ready?


I came home from work early to take him up to the school for the last meeting and tour of the school.  I came home in time to give him a 20 minute notice because that seems to work best with him.  He got ready to go and I asked him to put deodorant on. […]