The Monkey’s Smile

Yesterday in the afternoon I received a note from the monkey’s teacher. He had a meltdown on their way to PE. The same thing happened last year. After the incident with his teacher, he hated PE. His psychiatrist said maybe something happened to him in PE or he is associating his abuse with PE. Either…

So relieved.

Our In-Home trainer sent me a picture of the monkey. For being a new building, new teacher, new aid, new peers, he has taken the change pretty good. Whew. 😬 I’m so relieved. πŸ’™  

A Rainbow.

Yesterday the monkey was getting a little anxious so my husband decided to take him to the park. We didn’t make it to the park because the monkey was mesmerized with something across the arroyo. We still can’t figure out what he was staring at. But we decided not to force him to go to…

Advocating

The monkey is starting a new school on Monday. We went to visit the school a few months back. We met the principal and his new teacher. The first thing I noticed is there are no cameras in the classroom nor the sensory room. The teacher expressed they need another teaching assistant. The principal informed…

Breaks My Heart.

This is what the monkey did to my daughter. She was taking him to Grandma’s. He wanted chicken nuggets. She decided to stop by the ATM to get cash before heading over to Chick Fil A. He didn’t understand. He got upset. And this was the result. Along with some scratches on her back and…

I will not worry.

I was hearing my voicemails and heard a message from the school nurse. My son is missing one of his vaccinations. Without it he won’t be able to register. My son is getting bigger and stronger. The thought of holding him down for a shot is terrifying. I called my husband right away to let…