Happy New Year!!!!

Wishing all of our Autism family and friends much love on this new year!!!! ❤️❤️❤️

My healthy monkey.

Last week, on Christmas Day,  the monkey was doing really good all day. The day before we had made Christmas cookies and prepared the turkey. Although he didn’t help, he was happy swinging away on his swing. On Christmas Day he was humming and being silly. Then out of nowhere he stated getting anxious. Then…

The Strongest People

Yesterday we helped my sister move. We knew it’d be tough for the monkey. Consistency is the key for him and that wouldn’t be happening. People coming in and out, moving furniture, putting things in boxes, there would be movement everywhere. I told my husband that if the monkey would struggle, I’d take him for…

An autism thing.

The monkey has started to like the rocks in our front yard. For some reason, he wants to carry them and take them with us when we go for a drive. He likes a particularly big rock. It’s smooth and pretty heavy.  He likes to lay it on the car’s floor next to his feet….

The Kind of Dad.

Yesterday was rough. Very rough. The monkey struggled with my parents, he struggled at therapy, and he struggled when we got home. The monkey’s meltdown was about three hours long. Rough is an understatement. Yesterday was just a bad day for him. My husband and I met my parents at therapy. They were struggling with…

High Functioning Autism

I have always felt that kids with high functioning autism have it much easier. I mean they can talk. They can communicate. How awesome is that? That would alleviate most of our problems with my monkey. I attended our annual autism conference this past week and I love going to these events. I always leave…

Field Trip Day

Today was field trip day to a museum. The teacher requested that our bus driver and our bus monitor be the ones to drive the bus. Since my son adores these two people, the hope was that it would be easier for our monkey. And I just love this. That the teacher went the extra…

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….