behavior

Changing Behavior Patterns

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
If you read the last post, you know the Squeaker’s behavior has challenged us lately. I’ve really been at my wit’s end racking my brain trying to figure …

Behavior Issues: I Want My Son Back

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
After a week of time away from my boys, I missed them. I looked forward to seeing them again. I had no thoughts of behavior issues or kids fighting. In fact, I wrote here …

Strength in Peace

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
[feather_share]With every ounce of energy in my body that I can muster, I conjure all of the positive thoughts that I can possibly think of. Eventually, when things get to…

The Two Hour Meeting

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
On Wednesday, I had a two hour meeting with Squeaker’s school. Honestly, though, any time I go to an IEP meeting for him, they usually run a minimum of an hour and a…

The Best of My Son

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
Sometimes I get jealous of the school. I’m well aware that they get the best part of the day with my son. As I sit here with him now, he’s peaceful and quiet. …

A First That You Don’t Want To Experience

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
I could probably list half a dozen moments that make a parent feel helpless: having a sick child that you can’t cure, boo-boos that you can’t kiss away, babies…

The Strength Within

Embracing the Spectrum – a message of hope & love in our journey with autism
As a parent, you want to feel more than competent. You want to feel as if what you’re doing means something. We planned both of our children–we had them becaus…

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