Post 46 His Bond With His Mom Is Beautiful

For a couple years now I have been working on our brand and some other business projects, and haven’t been working a traditional job or schedule and Greyson and I have really been able to bond. It has been an incredible time for me, being able to build such a deep relationship with him. IContinue reading “Post 46 His Bond With His Mom Is Beautiful”

Post 45 Someone Already Wants Summer To Start. NOW!!!

We have always been a summer family. Summer activities were always the highlight of Alex’s childhood as well as mine. Now, for Greyson we have continued to make those times the highlight of his and our family’s year. Every summer we try and make the most of it. We go on trips to the beach,Continue reading “Post 45 Someone Already Wants Summer To Start. NOW!!!”

Post 44 Greyson’s Voice Is Growing

As many of you know we have started teaching Greyson how to use an AAC device to communicate. An AAC device is basically a tablet with a specific AAC app or program on it. In our case we use an old iPad, since it only has the one app on it. We do not allowContinue reading “Post 44 Greyson’s Voice Is Growing”

Post 42 Life Changes Lead To New Sleep Challanges

Since we got the new puppy and I am working nights, Alex has to handle the bed time routine for both Greyson and the dog. They both sleep we individually, but since our last dog got sick we needed to change Grey’s sleeping environment. When Savannah got sick and couldn’t jump on the couch orContinue reading “Post 42 Life Changes Lead To New Sleep Challanges”

Post 43 Bordum During Therapy

The past month and a half in ABA Therapy had consisted of literally nothing. The entire time has been spend with the AAC Device and teaching Greyson how to use it. It all is centered around rewarding him and giving him whatever he requests. We need him to look at the Arc Device as theContinue reading “Post 43 Bordum During Therapy”

Post 41 Family Reunion

This past weekend was not a true family reunion but it was incredibly meaningful. My uncle and cousin came out to visit from Chicago. We haven’t seen them in over 2 years because of the pandemic and everything that comes along with it. IT was something I was excited about. We all went over myContinue reading “Post 41 Family Reunion”

Post 40 Gone Fishing

Fishing happens to be one of my favorite past times. I spent a lot of time as a child going fishing with my father, grandfather, and uncles. We spent time bonding and really enjoying time together no matter where we went fishing. We were Saltwater fishermen, and my family even had a boat for aContinue reading “Post 40 Gone Fishing”

Post 39 The Gift From God That Saved Us

There was a time a few years ago when we were at our lowest point, in regards to Greyson that is. He was probably about two and a half and his meltdowns were intensifying, in both duration and severity. I would get calls from Alex while I was working, and she was crying because ofContinue reading “Post 39 The Gift From God That Saved Us”

Post 38 The Grind

The majority of our lives are filled with so much joy and happiness it is remarkable, it even seems unbelievable at times. But other times life can feel completely overwhelming. We have our challenges and problems like any normal family does. However, when you add a child with ASD into the equation it can getContinue reading “Post 38 The Grind”

Post 37 Meltdowns Can Be So Challenging and Demoralizing

We have recently been dealing with some regressions. This regression is focused around Greyson’s challenging behaviors, in particular his meltdowns. It is a huge challenge for me as his father. It is really tough to see a regression and I know there are part of Autism Spectrum Disorder, but it is still difficult to dealContinue reading “Post 37 Meltdowns Can Be So Challenging and Demoralizing”