September 2015 archive

So this one time we took a picture … and it took over our lives (for four days)!

We hate to be conformists. Life’s too short. We’ve always been a little different, and Jake has helped us lose that last shred of “what will the neighbors think?”. When you’ve got a kid on the autism spectrum who’s as likely to say the first thing that comes to mind as he is to start …

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Jake gets a crappy job

New school year. New challenges and opportunities. New chance to get way behind on household chores. Enter – Chore Chart! With 5 of us in the house, it should be too big of a deal to keep things running smoothly. Beth set up a weekly chart for each of us, and labeled 10 Popsicle sticks …

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All women are beautiful, but Gabe doesn’t care

Gabe may be a little young for advice on women, but that doesn’t stop me from trying.

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Back To School Photo Makes Autism Invisible {guest post by Beth}

I’m pretty sure that you have heard my husband refer to autism being an “invisible disability.” This is certainly true. If you look at pictures of multiple children, with only one child having autism, it is almost impossible to pick out the child with autism unless you personally know it to be true. In the …

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