Shaving Cream Fun: A sensory sensitive activity

If there's one thing my little guy dislikes, it's being dirty and feeling gooey things in his hands.  We've tried to make slime, and while he loved the process of making it, he hated the feeling of it. and refused to touch it. I've tried several times. He also hates walking in grass with bare … Continue reading Shaving Cream Fun: A sensory sensitive activity


Here We Come Kindergarten: My Hopefully Helpful Informational Sheet

In just two weeks my baby boy will begin Kindergarten! I can hardly believe this day is here! It seems like just yesterday he was babbling away on the changing table. I've purchased his backpack, lunchbox, school supplies, and school uniforms. So now we excitedly wait for the first day of school. He seems to … Continue reading Here We Come Kindergarten: My Hopefully Helpful Informational Sheet

Cleaning: A Photo Checklist

I'm always trying out different tools to help Blake be a little more successful, and tips and tricks that will make our lives run a little smoother, without compromising important values we hold. By "values" I mean not allowing crutches or excuses to be used for behaviors. Blake has a hard time following multi-step directions, … Continue reading Cleaning: A Photo Checklist

Sensory Scout Blanket

  Recently I purchased the Sensory Scout Blanket for Blake after I kept seeing ads for it on my social media newsfeed. It caught my interest because I've been meaning to upgrade his current weighted blanket to another; he's grown so much that his feet stick out of the bottom! He still uses a weighted … Continue reading Sensory Scout Blanket

Eye Appointment

Blake’s eye appt today lasted 2 hours. I spent a lot of time prepping him and explaining how the exam would work since it was his first; machines, what he would have to do, etc. I failed to explain to him the dilation and that whole process. He was amazing the whole time but fell … Continue reading Eye Appointment


I plan on writing a longer blog post about this because I really need to get it all out. Funny, I came across this article as I sat at my computer trying to gather my thoughts. 9 Reasons to Have Some Compassion for the Naughty Kid's Parents I'm not sure where to start, but I … Continue reading Purpose

What Makes Blake Awesome

I remember taking Blake in for a sick appointment when he was around two years old. We didn't see our regular doctor that day, but saw one we had seen a few times before. In the appointment Blake was alert, playful, and laughing at all of the doctor's silly faces as he poked and prodded … Continue reading What Makes Blake Awesome

ASD: Awesome Spectrum Disorder

Today marks my 4 year WordPress Anniversary! I started this blog nearly 5 years ago on blogspot, then switched over to Wodpress. I thought an anniversary warranted a post. Naturally, I want to give an update on what's going on with our little guy because it's what's relevant in our lives. It's been a rollercoaster … Continue reading ASD: Awesome Spectrum Disorder

Post MRI & EEG

As an update to Blake's MRI, he later had a 24 EEG at the hospital. He did so well hooked up to machines and bandages on his head that were recording all of his brain activity! He walked around with a smiley face backpack with wires stuck in them while playing legos and bouncing a … Continue reading Post MRI & EEG