Happy Thanksgiving

On this day, I would like to take a moment and thank each one of you for following our story, for being part of our journey. You give me words of comfort when I am struggling and join us in celebration when we conquer a milestone. This blog has been a life saver to me….

Sleep is optional.

2:00 am. Monkey is wide awake and decided a shower is a good idea. πŸ˜΄πŸ’€πŸ˜΄πŸ’€

Finding a friend.

This past week the monkey has been struggling a lot. He’s just been off. He’s been struggling both at home and at school. And sleeping has been hard as well. What has helped him is driving around in the vehicle. It helps him relax and not be so frustrated. For some reason the vehicle soothes…

Grandma

My 85 year old mother-in-law is back living with us. She was staying with my brother-in-law (in another state) for months to get physical therapy. She arrived yesterday and is sleeping in the monkey’s bedroom. And tonight, as she goes to bed, he runs to her, and scoots her over so he can lay down…

The cabin.

We decided to rent a cabin for the weekend. The monkey has been doing so good that we thought we’d try this. It’s about a 2.5 hour drive and we figured the monkey would be able to handle it. What worried me was the actual cabin. He’d have to realize that we’d be staying there…

Flowers.

Today the monkey was asking us to get him some chicken nuggets. This is nothing out of the ordinary. Except this time we went to a different place, where he saw a lot of commotion while we were driving by. He became curious and was trying to get out of the car. So my husband…

Cleaning Day

Cleaning day. This is typically a difficult day because monkey wants to go outside in the swing and wants us to push him. Or he wants to go for a drive. Or he wants us to play ball with him and his doggies. And since he messed up his iPad, we don’t have our YouTube…