My mommy heart is a little heavy today. Bubba has been doing great in school and when I picked him up yesterday I was told he punched and kicked a girl in his class. The two of them have had issues before but physical outbursts at school are unusual for him. He didn't want to … Continue reading Autism…Somedays you Can be so Beautiful, but Somedays, you Just Suck!
It's a Thursday night and the DSM-5 that I've been avoiding since Monday catches my eye from the hutch. I nonchalantly tell josh "we need to get this filled out for Caiden's upcoming I.E.P. so we can get it back to the school". And then I do something I haven't done since I pulled it … Continue reading Autism, Life, and “I love you, Mama”
For the first two weeks of kindergarten I'd walk him to the cafeteria then quickly drive around to the playground to park at the curb so I could watch him. There he was, in his own little world as a blacktop full of kids played all around him. He was either unaware or totally uninterested … Continue reading Autism…Love has to be Enough
It's Saturday morning, I sit at the table drinking my cold tea and scrolling Pinterest for meal recipes for the week ahead, enjoying the silence. And then our 4 year old yells from the bathroom "MOM? DAD? CAN YOU WIPE MY BUTT?" I'm reminded just how glamorous parenting can be and a smile crosses my … Continue reading MOM! MOM! MOMMY! MOM! MOM!