Bad Day with Asperger’s

Bad Day with Asperger’s


I usually have a positive outlook on Asperger’s and my son.  I honestly would not change his personality but there are things that make life hard for him.  I have written a lot about the events that occurred a couple of weeks ago and how he needs to get back in to the routine.  Today […]

Co-workers really awesome for Special Needs Mom!


On the bright side, my co-workers are awesome.  He woke up this morning and was agitated about going to school.  I gave him time, I tried to bribe him, I threatened, but no matter what I did he refused to go. He asked me if he could go to work with me.  I asked why […]

Some Funny and Insightful Quotes of the Week

Some Funny and Insightful Quotes of the Week


I have written on here before that my son is honestly one of my favorite people to hang out with.  When he isn’t aggravated at me for trying to get him to do homework or something else!  Unfortunately my son has not been very talkative with me lately (he is a teenager – rolling eyes) […]

Turned a Bad Morning into a Giggly One


There is no school tomorrow!!  I am not sure who is more excited, me, or my son.  It is such an ordeal sometimes to get him out the door.  He has been a lot better over all and some mornings has even done an exceptional job.  But as we all know even when they are […]

Morning Wake up in Aspie Land


This morning was the best morning all year.    He has to walk out the door at 7:30 AM to get to school on time.  I have always just let him go in late occasionally instead of irritating him.  I know he needs to learn responsibility but I still go late to everything at the […]

Insomnia = Day Off


Last night he had trouble going to sleep.  This is not a new thing for us.  He used to take Melatonin and then finally I found a physician to write a prescription for Trazadone.  We have increased the dose twice but we may need to try something stronger.  Not all of his physicians agree with […]

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 […]

Interesting Morning


Today was the Cleveland Walk Now For Autism Speaks and there was a great turn out.  Thank you to anyone who volunteered, participated, or donated.   I had volunteered to help at the walk and set up started at 4 AM this morning!  I had gone to bed last night around 10 PM and had […]