On any given day autism shakes things up. Some days we have to change our list of errands because it’s apparent that just one more transition will send him over the edge. Sometimes it’s just the ten extra minutes we have to take to truly prep Brian for any changes in his day. Other days it’s soothing tears and applying Neosporin to the latest hand bite. Sometimes it’s things that are just second nature that we don’t really even think about anymore. And some days it’s so hard that autism is the only thing I think of through the day.
However, every once in a while there is an afternoon that he’s just one of the kids.
Are you looking for something to do this weekend?? Well, look no further! Team Brian is hosting an amazing event at the Water Dog Tavern in Thomaston tomorrow, the 18th, from 9-Midnight. Colin Nelson (yes, my husband) is opening the show, followed by the amazing 220s! All for the suggested cover charge of $5! We have […]
My boy will be 10 in just three short weeks. And there is no hesitation to climb up into my lap and twirl my hair. No hesitation to run up and give me a big kiss no matter where we are. No hesitation to climb on top of me when he’s feeling tired, not well, or just needing a cuddle. It’s the silver lining.
Autism isn’t just a word you see in your newsfeed or you hear on the news. It’s these kids (and adults too) right here in our community. They are the center of their parent’s universe. They make us laugh and cry. They motivate us to be better people and to leave the world a better place. They are amazing.