You down with IEP? Yeah you know me!

Another IEP meeting in the books. And as usual, my emotions have been thrown in the spin cycle. I might get a little naughty by nature. So, I have some high expectations for my son. I have some standards. I also have some unbreakable belief in those thoughts/feelings as well, and an ASD diagnosis did … Continue reading You down with IEP? Yeah you know me!

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Our Hungry Caterpillar

G is laying next to me falling asleep, seemingly completely unaware of the "milestone" he reached today.  I think that is because as his parents, WE want moments like this to reflect back on, and see the progression.  WE want "milestones".  WE want to hit our goals on a standard timeline created by all the … Continue reading Our Hungry Caterpillar

Don’t get too close, you might get hurt.

  My sister is in town from Arizona this week, and it has been absolutely wonderful! She is such a good person, and an even better Aunt to both of our boys.      So naturally she wanted to take both of the boys out for ice cream and a run to the park, separately, … Continue reading Don’t get too close, you might get hurt.

Still I Fly

This past week my family spent some time in my new truck, as we traveled to visit family in Syracuse, and had a little water park fun at The Great Escape Lodge in Lake George. My point in starting this way, is that by spending so much time in the new truck, I kind of … Continue reading Still I Fly

To all my Fathers.

It is true. I am a Father. And with that responsibility, with that gift, comes this once a year event in which we are supposed to celebrate how wonderful I am (assuming that I am so wonderful). I will admit, I am not quite sure if I am here to talk about Father's Day specifically, … Continue reading To all my Fathers.

A Father’s emotions, on his son with ASD.

First lets get something straight. Our life... Our life... Is wonderful. We all work very hard for what we have, especially our son, but our lives REALLY are wonderful. This is not a poor us, or more importantly, a poor him. This is just us, hopefully relating to other families out there in a similar … Continue reading A Father’s emotions, on his son with ASD.