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 […]

Thanksgiving – New Traditions

Thanksgiving – New Traditions


Because we had such a sad Thanksgiving in the past we had to make a new, unique, fun tradition. We have found the best place to go for our family Thanksgiving is a local indoor waterpark. We have gone to the same place for a few years now and it is pretty familiar to him. […]

Nesquik is Delicious and Nutritious

Nesquik is Delicious and Nutritious


This is not a joke! There are certainly foods that are more nutritious but sometimes we have to take what we can get. He finally went back to private clarinet lessons over the weekend and it went well. We had not been there for a while because we could not work out our schedules while […]

Christmas Traditions #SpecialSaturday

Christmas Traditions #SpecialSaturday


We love Christmas in our house and now that we are in November it is time to start celebrating! We have many activities coming up and since my husband was off work today we have officially started! Phase One We talked all week about our plans for today and my son was really excited. Unfortunately […]

His Food Issues go with my Cooking Issues

His Food Issues go with my Cooking Issues


I once read that the areas affected by autism can be thought of as settings on an equalizer. My son has his sensory setting on high for sure! The neurologist also commented on this when she diagnosed him with Asperger’s. I also think he has Synesthesia. Synesthesia is a word I recently learned that describes […]

Successful Change in School Placement

Successful Change in School Placement


He went to the “ED” unit for 3 of his classes today and went to his regular geometry, band and phys ed classes. He seems a little calmer today and not as worn out or spent at the end of the day.  When we asked he said that today went well.  He also said he liked the […]

The quest for PopTarts

The quest for PopTarts


My son is an extremely picky eater and gets fixated on different foods.  Not sure how much of this is sensory and how much of it is related to rigid thinking or routines.  Doesn’t matter, I just know I have to jump through hoops sometimes in order for him to eat something.  Currently he is […]