Here we are again, April 1.  As some are aware, April is autism awareness month, with April 2 being autism awareness day.  We are about 1 1/2 years from our D day (diagnosis day) and we “light it up blue.” There is a debate that wages on and usually heats up this time of year. […]

Strength All I ever seem to ask for anymore…strength. I’ve had several people say things to me along the lines of “how do you do it?” or “I can only imagine how much you go through” when referring to our house of chaos. Having three kids is difficult at times. Now zap! One of them […]

Yup, this pretty much sums it up. We are going through another transition.  The holidays are over (thankfully) and we survived.  School is back in session and we’re ready to roll until Spring break.  But the tough part, the actual transition back into our regular routine, is where we’re at now.  So, here we go […]

Oh, the holidays.  Most people love the holidays.  Me, not so much.  I’ve never been a big fan.  When I had kids, I resigned myself to having to celebrate them.  And it hasn’t been bad.  The kids enjoy the celebrations, the decorations and really get into the spirit of the holidays.  And I try, every […]

We had our parent teacher conference today for Aiden.  We already had a progress report halfway through the quarter and have been monitoring his progress closely so we knew it was going to be a mostly positive meeting.  However, I was shocked when it was all laid out in front of me.  My 6 year […]

It is Sunday and it’s generally a busy day.  My husband and I both work all week and lately, I’ve been working some Saturdays, so Sunday is my only day to get my house stuff done.  We have piles of laundry everywhere and I am lucky I get a chance to run a vacuum let […]

Some recent events have caused me to reflect on a very important relationship in my life.  It’s a relationship that changed me forever and has been the catalyst for a lot of my choices over the last 20-ish years.  My very first baby has grown up.  Yes, I know I’ve talked about my three kids.  But this […]