Recently, we had something happen to us, and we just had to share it. If you’ve been reading our blog, you know our three kids are all on the autism spectrum. This means they have trouble picking up social cues. The other day, I walked into our kid’s room and they were watching something on YouTube via the Apple-TV (Awesome thing to get for them, by the way, … [Read more...] about The Internet: Friend or Foe?
When we were kids, most families followed a similar routine. In the mornings - you got up, ate breakfast and went to school. In the afternoon - you came home, did homework (well… most of the time), played with your friends, came home 15 minutes after the streetlights came on and sat down with the family for dinner. Sure, the schedule varied slightly from time to time, but … [Read more...] about The Family That Dines Together, Binds Together
I don’t know about all of you, but I’ve had the best of times and the worst of times with child care. It’s not like you can place a general ad or hire the first person off the street as if you were Wal-Mart. You can’t even start someone until they have some knowledge and training. At least I can’t. You see, we have three kids with autism. They’d … [Read more...] about Nanny 911: Child Care Tips for Kids With Autism