Post 26 Loss

We just had our most challenging experience yet, as a family. We just lost our wonderful angel, Savannah. She was our 18 year old Fox Terrier that Alex had when we first met. Savannah was about 6 years old when I met her and I can’t forget how energetic and loving she always was. SheContinue reading “Post 26 Loss”

Post 25 Fireworks

Our experience with fireworks has been mixed. When he was young we went to a couple festivals and he was a little bothered by the loud noise. But not so much so that he couldn’t handle it. It was a great way to desensitize him to fireworks and loud noises. A couple years later weContinue reading “Post 25 Fireworks”

Post 21 Eating

When Greyson was about 1 years old, he was a phenomenal eater. He tried most things and enjoyed them, including bananas, pasting, eggs, broccoli, hummus, & a variety of snacks and cookies, as well as many purees. He played with his food and truly looked forward to meal time. He was always excited, laughing andContinue reading “Post 21 Eating”

Post 20 Anxiety

Greyson struggles a lot with anxiety. He is extremely careful and cautious with many different things. An example is when Greyson is walking down the stairs he is very careful and takes his time, which is great. He’s also very cautious when we go to the playground and he uses the swings. We have noticedContinue reading “Post 20 Anxiety”

Post 19 Covid

Covid definitely had a big impact on the whole family. Greyson in particular was affected in many ways. To start he was finally starting to attempt to socialize but suddenly we couldn’t let him socialize. I am sure it was a confusing time for him. One minute being encouraged to socialize and the next notContinue reading “Post 19 Covid”

Post 18 My Personal Challenge

I have learned a lot since becoming a father. I know I have talked a little about the struggling time I had when Grey was born. But I haven’t spoken about the parts of that time in my life that I was challenged as a person. I looked back on my life and realized IContinue reading “Post 18 My Personal Challenge”

Diagnosis

I could never forget the feelings and emotions I had when I first found out Greyson was Autistic. I was working from home one day and Alex had the state Early Intervention Team come out to do an evaluation with Greyson. Our Pediatrician had recommended one since he had a communication delay. I went andContinue reading “Diagnosis”

The beginning from a father’s perspective

It was September 28th 2016, I was getting ready to leave for work when Alex said, with a strained voice, “Sweetheart I think we need to go to the hospital. I am definitely in labor.” My initial reaction was freaking out. We were an hour away from the hospital and it was rush hour onContinue reading “The beginning from a father’s perspective”

Post 6 What is Normal?

I remember when I first mentioned to people that Greyson had Autism. I heard responses like how, he looks normal? or he doesn’t look like someone with Autism.How does someone with Autism look? I would love to know. Then the famous question well doesn’t he have to go to a special school? People were veryContinue reading “Post 6 What is Normal?”

1st Blog Post….The Beginning

Our Journey all started when we were given a referral for our son Greyson for a speech evaluation at about 18 months of age. I made the call and set up the in home evaluation for them to come and assess Greyson. The day came and 2 therapists showed up and started the evaluation withContinue reading “1st Blog Post….The Beginning”