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.
Count your blessings. A wonderful, warm home. Lovely chaos that make me laugh everyday. Words flowing from the mouths of my babes. Flowers delivered to me on a weekly basis. A home full of family on Thanksgiving. A career that is fulfilling. Friends that lift me up with a simple hug or joke. A longing to […]
We have an indoor therapy swing. We have a therapy ball. We have weighted blankets and vests. We have a regular tunnel and a deep-pressure tunnel (caterpillar tunnel). We have vibrating, blinking, fidgety toys. We have a make-shift crash pad. Yet when we are having our mandatory “Get your Energy Out” playtime, I always ALWAYS […]