Mommy Has Friends….

I was teaching Johnny how to read his latest library book last night called “Yo Yes” by Chris Raschka about friendship when he suddenly got sad when we were on this page in the book.  The book is about a little boy who is sad because he has no friends.  Johnny touched my face and said,…

I Remember…But Does She?

This is a blog entry that I have put off writing.  Two days ago was the anniversary of my Dad’s death.  Its funny how the months, then years creep by and suddenly the day sneaks up on you.  I know the day is coming but I actually have to be reminded about the actual date….

Tackling Music

I have been in a feisty advocacy mood lately.  Maybe because its report card time of the year or update the IEP time of year or winter doldrums but I just want to create a sense of urgency in those around Johnny to go along with his natural curious passionate nature that always wants to…

Somebody Got To Ice Skate!

I have a good news story to report. Johnny was skating with his grade one class on Monday morning. He told us he was so excited to do it and I couldn’t wait to surprise him at the outdoor public park and watch him.  You can read here about how he wasn’t allowed to go…

He Didn’t Get To Go Skating

What do you do when you find out that the ice skating field trip to the neighbourhood park around the corner from the school that your Autistic child was very excited about happened but he didn’t get to go? Well I went from being extremely angry to a part of me wanting to cry because…