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. […]
I gave up making New Years Resolutions a few years ago because, well because I never stick to them. But I’m gonna give it another go. I’m not going to say that I’ll stop procrastinating or I’ll be more organized, because after 32 years of living like this, it’s not gonna change…. So this year, […]
Sometimes it can be a little daunting to go to a busy play place with your child with autism. Without a crystal ball, it’s so hard to know what the trip will entail. It could go absolutely fine. He could laugh and skip and play without a single tear. There could be very patient and understanding families […]
Most of the time I don’t even notice when these type of things slip out of my mouth. It’s our life. It’s crazy, unexpected, and chaos. But every once in a while, it will hit me, and I will shake my head as I wonder, “What did I just say? How did we get to […]
Our buddy bike has finally arrived after a long road to obtain it! This adaptive bike has only been here for four days but I can already see Brian’s confidence grow. It’s more than just a bike when it can give your child control, freedom, and independence in a world that doesn’t offer him that very often.
The idea of traveling in an RV from Maine to Washington, DC was daunting. Add in autism and I thought we might be certifiable. But overall it was an amazing trip and we are so happy we went. Here are the top ten things I learned from this vacation.
Day One of our Adventures: From Maine to Massachusetts. Just a few tears, mostly smiles. Read on to figure out what our 1st Obvious Piece of Advice is for those travelling with Autism! AND help us name our RV!
When my kids are driving me insane with their demands and their noise, noise, noise I can’t wait for a day with just my husband and no responsibilities. But then when they are gone, I just want them back- with the noise, chaos and mess that follows them. Can’t win.
The 4th of July can be very overstimulating for those with autism or sensory processing disorder. Between our two boys we have figured this holiday out and have developed a very strategic plan. Here are our top five needed items for a successful Parade! What’s your go-to items?
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.