Tag Archives: behaviors

3am wake up calls…

Well at 3:00 AM this morning Ethan woke up. He hadn’t slept any more than usual yesterday so that’s a tip that something is wrong. One of the biggest challenges with Ethan is simply trying to determine if he is sick or not. With echolalia when you ask him questions he normally just repeats the […]

Number two redo…

Someone on a forum I belong to mentioned that they read “Poo Poo on the Potty” and commented that it “is a milestone that very few parents or individuals of the “neuro-typical” world can trully understand and appreciate.” Shortly after I had originally posted it, another person had asked why I was making such a […]

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 […]

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 […]