Monthly Archives: January, 2012

The Simplest and Most Ridiculous Things my ASD Child Ever Had a Meltdown Over was…

Because we were out of string cheese. Somebody commented on how cute his boots looked on him. 🙂 Because I put 7 marshmellows instead of 6 in his hot chocolate drink. He had 3 twizzlers and not 5. He has a thing about everything being 5. Because he missed the first minute of his daily …

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My ASD Child’s Most Annoying Habits… (You know the one that really drives me up the wall.)

Repeating something until you say what they want to hear lol. Constant humming … sometimes I can tune it out but theres other times it absolutely drives me insane…. worse than nails down a chalkboard. Licking the walls, snowbanks, and other related things. The extremely high pitched screaming out of nowhere just for pure entertainment in …

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Most Expensive Things Our ASD Kids Have Damaged or Completely Destroyed.

My spare time. A remote control by peeing on it. Our entire house. Every vacuum I ever had. We have to get a new one every two months. A brand new Sony PSP by throwing it in the dumpster. My toilet, he flushed batman down it to watch him swim and clogged it to the …

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Popular Phrases You Might Hear In An Autism Household

Mom he’s naked again! Mom needs a time out….again. Good Job! Oh no, there is poop on the blinds/walls/carpet. Where are your clothes? Quit hitting the dog. Get back in bed. Dont lick that. Use your words. Stop!!!… behave… good boy. Stop spitting. ‎”Mom, Braeden’s microwaving his Legos AGAIN!” You can’t stand on the iPad!! …

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POST FROM A DAD IN RESPONSE TO A POST ON FATHERS LEAVING THEIR FAMILY BECAUSE OF AUTISM.

You know I just don’t get it, how any parent could leave their child, crazy to even think of it. I work round the clock to care for my son, travel the country with him to follow his passion of being in the great outdoors. I have a daughter that went through hard depression and …

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Letter to My Ex Husband & Father to my Children. Written by Lisa Cheney Long

Dear Ex Husband & Father to my Children, I realize I owe you nothing but thought I’d let you know what I thought about you and all you’ve chosen for my children. You came into my life making false promises when I’m sure you knew you were a liar. You promised to protect me and …

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“Autism ~ Single Old Lady Style” Written by Christi Richie

One of the most difficult things I face in parenting children with special needs is being a single parent. Beyond my desire for companionship, to talk or vent with someone who can relate to the stress in my life (because it is their life too!) and for a snuggle buddy, it really comes down to …

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A SPECIAL CHILD – Author Unknown

You weren’t like other children, … And God was well aware, You’d need a caring family, With love enough to share. And so He sent you to us, And much to our surprise, You haven’t been a challenge, But a blessing in disguise. Your winning smiles and laughter, The pleasures you impart, Far outweigh your …

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“CLOSE YOUR EYES” Written by: Nicole Russell-Jackson

Close your eyes my son, everything will be alright; … I will hold and comfort you all through the night. Your day was so long filled with anxiety and fear; But I will ease your little mind by holding your near. The world just doesn’t understand what you go through each day; How frustrated you …

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My Brother’s Keeper

My name is Autism. Some call me a disorder, but I’m not a disease. I’m more like, another person inside you. … Don’t ask why I chose you-you don’t need to know. In return for living here, I’ll build you a fantasy world; Sights and sounds of your own choosing. I’ll give you amazing talents. …

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