Headphones. ❤️

We’ve tried before putting headphones on. He never wanted anything on his head. And today, breakthrough. Below is a post from my husband’s personal Facebook page. Giant baby steps. ❤️❤️❤️

Great Saturday. ❤️

This morning, my husband suggested we go out for breakfast. We had a great time, the monkey ate his chicken nuggets while we enjoyed some eggs and bacon. As we are leaving, the monkey is making loud noises. He noticed the stop sign, a short one, and was very excited. We don’t tend to go…

Making strides.

was scrolling down my Facebook page and saw a historic picture of two young boys who have autism. They were chained next to what appears to be radiator heaters, and the caption said it was in a mental institution. And as soon as I saw it, I quickly closed my Facebook. And that uneasy feeling…

Expectations.

I have been getting some questions on my son’s shoe situation. He’s been doing great. It seemed changing them while he sleeps is the key. He still wakes up stomping his feet. We think it’s his way getting used to them. But after a while he simply accepts the change, along with the change that…

A small beautiful glimpse.

Last night we went to my in-laws for Christmas Eve, and today we went to my mom’s house. And the monkey has been doing amazing. He’s been happy, smiling, and it’s been a really good day.Even though his schedule has been off, he seems to be enjoying the company. Back home, while my husband decided…

Practice.

I attended an autism conference a few weeks ago and one of the things that stayed with me was practice. The speaker said that if we want our kids to know how to swim, we take them to practice. If we want them to know how to ride a bike, we practice with them. If…

Today we win.

I was talking to our in-home trainer a while back, and I was letting her know that my monkey just simply does not want to write anything. He hates it. He hates using a crayon, pencil, you name it, he hates it. He fights us. He feels it’s work and he hates it. She suggested…