Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day! Read about the special dad’s in my life, here!

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They Focused on What he COULD DO. Not What he Couldn’t

Declan graduated from preschool yesterday. And although he is excited for the road ahead, I am terrified to leave behind the teachers and therapists that continued to focus on what Declan could do, not what he couldn’t! Read more, here!

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Another First!

I was ready, Declan was ready, my parents were ready – it was time for a first for all of us! Read about it here!

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Autism Siblings

Having two younger siblings on the autism spectrum, Bobby has had to grow up pretty fast. And at times, I am concerned that Bobby feels his needs are less important. Read more about our autism journey and that of an awesome autism sibling, here!

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Support Granted! Smooth Transition Ahead!

The meeting I have dreaded and feared for months finally happened. What supports and services will Declan’s new school provide him when he transitions? Read about the meeting here!

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“Again! Again!” The Repetitive Toys of Autism

For years, Declan never played with toys. So I was THRILLED when we went to the store and Declan wanted a toy. But why did he want the SAME toy EVERY TIME we went? Read more here!

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Anxiety, High Functioning Autism and the Need for Control

Parenting Catelyn, with High Functioning Autism is challenging. I must always keep in mind that Cate is NOT going out of her way to not comply with something I am asking her to do. She simply cannot overcome her need to be in control.

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Who Ya Gonna Call?

Fun story of a morning routine gone haywire – catching ghosts!

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We Got This

A lot of things have been said to us through the years. Today I took the time to write them down. And focus on what is really important. My awesome kids!

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Best. Day. Ever!!

I’ve always known Declan had the best teacher ever. But what she did yeaterday brought tears to my eyes. Read about the nicest, most thoughtful teacher ever, here!!

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