Happy Birthday My Little Guy

  Johnny turned seven years old last weekend. This year he told me that he wanted a birthday party, cake, decorations and games like I did for his little sister’s birthday. When his sister asked him who he wanted to invite he said “you Princess are invited, Mommy and Daddy and Grandma and Grandpa.” Princess…

Having One Perfect Day

We decided to take Johnny on a big field trip and do something he’d really love to try. “Mommy I want to surf.” So today in Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina he got to try surfing for the first time. He loved it. Surfers Healing is fantastic because when you are autistic you hear so…

The Ring and the Con

    We were walking to the Tuileries over a pedestrian bridge from the Museum D’Orsay, when Johnny noticed “lover locks” on the bridge that seem to be appearing everywhere in Paris.  Suddenly he picks up something gold and says “RING.”   I hear his Daddy calling me as he rushes over to Johnny as he is also…

Laser Tag Birthday Invite

  I am emptying Johnny’s back pack and a white envelope that is like the kind you find invitations in falls to the floor. I immediately know it’s a birthday invite for Johnny. Later I show Johnny and I tell him I found it in his bag. He said his EA (education assistant)  put it…

The End of Grade 1….He can:)

  Looking back at Grade 1 as we get closer to celebrating Johnny’s 7th birthday, this has been an amazing year for Johnny.  Every single day he goes to school with a smile on his face and a little hippity hop getting on the school bus. He really enjoys his teacher,  he has some friends,…