Corbin held the remote out to his brother and as soon as Brian started to reach for it, he yanked it out of reach with a mischievous grin. Brian giggled. He did it again. And then again. Brian was still giggling but I told Corbin to cut it out and give it to his brother. […]
Autism Lives Here: A Sunday ritual.
Pictures that give a glimpse into our life with autism. Pictures that may show how distinctly different our lives are from yours because of autism. Or pictures that may show how similar our lives are regardless of autism.
This past year has been a real growing year for my oldest son and his path to independence. It started with allowing him to ride his bike to the library (the next street over) and grew to walking home from school one day a week with our neighbors. It’s been a learning curve for the […]
“Mom, when I’m grown up will I have to carry Brian to his bed sometimes since he’ll be living with me?”
The Autism-Whisperer Sometimes when I can’t get Brian to answer me or even acknowledge that I exist I’ll absentmindedly mutter something along the lines of, “I guess you’re in your own world today.” Corbin heard me say this under my breath the other day and answered, “Yes Mom. He is in his own world. He […]
Feeling completely void of creativity and energy today I decided to hire a guest blogger. He’s new to the blogging world but can talk up a storm. He’s big-hearted, funny, and always center of attention. Without further ado, let me welcome my eight-year-old son, Corbin, to the blogosphere. “Hi, I am Corbin and I take […]
This was a favorite past time of the boys. But this was the very first time they did it. I sat back and silently watched so I didn’t interrupt. The journaling on the page reads, “Peek-a-boo! It’s a favorite game of both of yours. This was the first time I caught you two playing […]