Tag 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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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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Light at the end of the tunnel

Sometimes as parents we must laugh at our children’s action in order to keep us sane. Last night my 3 year old was in the bathroom when he began to giggle and then we heard a flush……Never a good combination! … 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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