Category Archives: Autism

Is it fun or is it learning?

Our homeschool is very relaxed, borderline unschool. Homeschooling kids with autism disorder is a huge challenge for me. Most curriculum choices tend to work only for a few months or not at all. My husband has paid thousands of dollars … Continue reading

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How I keep from over spending on Christmas.

Well, the holidays are over! For the most part the decorations are down and soon the credit card or checking statements will be placed in your mailbox. If you are like most then you may have spent a tad more … Continue reading

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New year = New life

2012 was a rather rotten year for me personally. Actually speaking I guess the past 8 years have really sucked. Our family has experienced a lot this year. Children on the brink of death, broken bones, broken hearts. Diagnoses of … Continue reading

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No snow…..is good snow.

I am not a snow lover and normally in my area it is not an issue. This winter is exception, we have had about 6-12 inches of snowfall this week. My kids are drawn to this stuff. So, I have … Continue reading

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Can’t help it

Last night driving home four of my kids suffered meltdowns. Their expectations had not been met and the 30 minute drive home felt like 3 hours. ┬áKicking, screaming, crying, and repeated phrases were experienced for the entire drive. Normally I … Continue reading

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Mother of autistic children

In 2009 I gave birth to my 6th and final baby…..a boy. My pregnancy was rough. I suffered from gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, and premature labor. I spent numerous different nights in the hospital to stop my labor. I had ultra … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hello world! My name is Patricia and I am new too the world of blogging. Please hang in there with me as I learn the ropes of blogging. I have started this blog during a time of great stress. I … Continue reading

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