In these cold winter months, our activities are limited when Tristan is home on the weekends. We have discovered taking him to the movie theatre is enjoyable for the three of us. We pick kids movies with songs. Even so, we know he is only paying attention to portions of the movie and that is fine. We know his ultimate goal is to empty the popcorn tub and consume his pop! We have begun requesting smaller portions to out smart him. One thing never fails, Continue reading
Despite our family crisis with Tristan’s care, our home is still quite lively. It is interesting to hear the comments from our teenager’s. Here’s a snapshot of some recent conversations.
The last few days we have been bombarded by the same questions from Tristan. Here is the list.
I think it is important for me to share some of the “firsts” that we celebrate with Tristan. We never know when one will occur. Life with autism is full of surprises. Enjoy a “first” from our home!
One Friday night in May, Brian and I were making dinner. Then we heard a knock on the door, tap tap tap. We both looked at the front door, and through the window, we could see a child standing there.
Every day brings new surprises.
My friend, Tash, and I took Tristan out for a few hours. We left Jacob and his friend, Trevor, at home to hang out. Upon returning the boys had quite an encounter to share. This is how the conversation unfolded: Continue reading
I surrendered. Super Mickey won this last match. He had me sitting outside, afraid to go inside our home. Continue reading