Monthly Archives: February 2011

Night time Woes


For months now, Tycen has been complaining about sleeping with Roman. “He kicks.” “He snores.” “He jumps on me.” “He wakes me up at night when he wakes up.” We have three children and a three bedroom house.  Since Eric … Continue reading

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The Monthly Visit


We had Roman’s monthly visit at Children’s Hospital to have him checked out and get his meds for the next month last week.  It included the bimonthly blood draw.  He was not very excited by the notion.  We had to … Continue reading

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Lucky, lucky us


No, I don’t mean that facetiously.  We are lucky.  We are extremely lucky that we live where we do.  For four years, we tried to sell our house so we could move to Eaton Rapids, where Eric teaches.  It just … Continue reading

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He’s come so far


I got this video today in my email from the school.  One of the many people who works with Roman sent it to me.  I just can’t believe what they’ve done with him using his PECS book.  He’s learned a … Continue reading

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When I’m Gone


I’ve been thinking a lot about what would happen to my kids if Eric and I should meet an untimely end together.  Besides Roman, I have two other children, one with special needs.  Tycen has Neurofibromatosis which has led to … Continue reading

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Ode to Katie


I want to put this out there:  Roman and I really like Katie.  She is his aide at school.  Katie’s full-time job is to be focused on Roman and his education.  Katie does Roman’s sensory exercises with him everyday, communicates … Continue reading

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Quirky Sandals


For those with autism, quirks are a natural thing.  Even those of us in the neurotypical population have our oddities.  For example, I must wake up to a coffee mug full or Diet Mountain Dew.  I know, I know, it’s … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Cookies: Way Yum Recipe


I haven’t posted a recipe in awhile and I just made some of these and they are definitely post worthy.  Thanks for the recipe Mom.  I changed it up just a bit.  These are gluten, casein, soy and rice free … Continue reading

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Kissy and Boo


we have two dogs, a beagle named Kissy and a Shar Pei named bailey Boo.  Roman loves the dogs.  Last night he was playing with them and he said their names!  He would run away from them, taunting them to … Continue reading

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