Category Archives: Blog Posts

Poo Poo on the Potty

September 13, 2013 is a huge milestone and one of my proudest days as a father. Not because my son, Ethan, is an awesome kid with autism… Not because he did so well at his Special Olympics competition last weekend… Not because he will be 10 in 2 months… Today is special because this morning […]

Really? Euthanize him?

I think that today, 8/20/2013, will forever be marked as a of sadness for parents of autistic children around the world, all because of single “mother” who chose to write a letter to the family of a boy with autism. Unfortunately, I have heard about the letter through too many reliable news sources since early […]

Back to School

Ahhh… summer is coming to a close and the kids are going back to school. Brittany is now a senior and applying to colleges, Ethan is now a 4th grader, growing like a weed and… the house is quiet during the day again. The beginning of a new school year is always stressful. From going […]

Fans, fans, and more… lights?

If you have children, then you know it is pretty normal for them to run from room to room, either chasing siblings, spreading toys from one end of the house to the other, or just going wild and letting out some energy. This week Ethan has done a lot of running around the house too, […]

Hi, my name is Bill… and my son has autism…

All to often parents of disabled children feel like they need to keep their family “issues” in the closet. Some are in denial, some don’t want to be pitied or judged, some are embarrassed, and some are afraid… but some either start off, or grow to learn, how to take the world head on and […]