Fascinating Fascinations

Autism is fascinating.┬áKids with autism often show inappropriate play with toys and obsessions with certain things. For the last few years, Sam’s obsession has been┬ácars. That is, Disney’s Pixar Cars. He didn’t zoom them about, or drive them around....

Mama Said There’d Be Days Like This

I began the day with resolve. I end the day with the same resolve, just a bit weary from being tested and tried. Earlier, I wrote, “Sam’s constant demands for attention, and tantrums and meltdowns and rigidity are in for a rude awakening, which means we...

Busy Bees

2012 has started off with a bang. Not exactly lots of excitement and fun and awesomeness, but more like the “BANG” you hear just before you take off running in the race of life. There have been some exciting developments in our lives, and fun and...