Halloween.

My monkey is oblivious to Halloween. Adding to this mix his sensory issues, costumes are pretty difficult. I always struggle to get something that he won’t fight me on. Obvious things like masks, gloves, hats are off the table. He loves the movie Cars and I was able to find a Pit Crew costume. It…

Right now, it’s perfect.

Last night, was rough. The monkey was acting very strange. He was crying non stop. We couldn’t figure out what was wrong. He kept moving his jaw excessively. We thought maybe he’s tired. But even after we gave him his sleeping meds, he kept crying , and that jaw moving was increasing. At 1 am,…

I have control in how I face them.

I have inner struggles on a daily basis. When I see a little boy getting his hair cut without any issues. And yet I know how the simple sound of the clippers makes my son scream in agony. When I hear moms talking about the Halloween costumes their kids want to wear, and yet my…

Halloween Cards

These are the cards we pass out when we go trick or treating. Just another way of spreading awareness! πŸ’™

Much worse.

Today, the monkey and I had just gotten back from doing a little bit of shopping. It’s been a really good day and he’s just been behaving amazing. He’s been happy, smiling, and just very calm. I normally don’t take him shopping with me by myself, but he was doing so good that we ventured…

Our bad days.

The monkey used to love it when we would pick him up at therapy. My parents would drop him off, and my husband and I , after we would get out of work, we’d pick him up and bring him home. And he would be so happy hugging us throughout the ride home. But lately…