Days like this.

There will be days like this! Days when I want to put a blanket over my head and hold up the white flag. These days never get easier and unfortunately they are as regular as the rising sun. So what am I going to do? I have found a humbling truth to my son's meltdowns that is; when he has one I too have one. I pray and pray for God to change him and day after day he remains the same with the same triggers but so do I. Who is the adult here? Who is spouting wisdom and...

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Back to Homeschool on the Spectrum

We are back to homeschooling and for the life of me I can't figure out how to help J in the midst of a meltdown. He digs his heals in so hard and is so determined not to do what I ask that I think he'll go without food, sleep, play, or soccer just to not do his work. Where in the world is this coming from??? I have prepped him for the beginning of school for weeks, and because we have not finished last semesters work he is doing the same thing, so nothing is really that new here....

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Still processing….

As many of you know Fireman and I have been having our oldest son tested for Autism or ASD and we got a diagnosis last month, but I have been processing how I feel about it. They determined that he meets criteria in certain areas but not enough for him to be diagnosed with Aspergers so he has PDD-NOS. Which is a big umbrella diagnosis that will give our son a lot of time to grow up and mature in the areas he struggles in without having a heavy label. According to the doctors one of the best things I...

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