Filed under Autism and Schedules

We Did It

Or, should I say, he did it. That would be Theo. Surviving the day.   You see my boy, The Boss, did not have school today. Which means a change in schedule. Such a drag. But it also brought with it changing weather and a high wind advisory. For Theo, our weather prognosticator, it was, … Continue reading

“Is There Anything You Don’t Do?”

He was joking. He was. But I wasn’t in the mood.   I haven’t been in the mood for a while. You see, my poor Theo, who had suffered from a ridiculous five-week stomach ailment, then a week-long bout of tonsillitis, had been an enormous handful since Thanksgiving. Yes, that is correct. He’s been sick … Continue reading

It’s Hard to be a Sibling

Sometimes it’s hard to be a kid. Sometimes it’s very hard to be a sibling. Being a sibling to someone with special needs? Very difficult. Sometimes the ones you least expect to feel bad do. Sometimes your child surprises you. Last week, while the girls were taking there Kids on Camera class at the Oneida … Continue reading

Dearest Carload of Boys:

You are so lucky you didn’t have to deal with me today dear carload of boys. It’s been a long, long winter here in Central New York. A joy ride in the warm spring air with the windows down is something we all should indulge in. And a carload of boys riding around CNY, sure, … Continue reading