Today Is The Day To Celebrate

One of my friends shared this on TGIF Day and it put a smile on my face so I wanted to share.   Thank you to Square Peg Clothing.  

Celebrating Completing 100 Days of School

“When I Am A Hundred Years Old” I head into the school for another “Parent Teacher’s Night” to discuss Johnny and Princess’s recent report cards and their progress.  I am a few minutes early for the first teacher, so I stand outside the classroom and see if I can find any of Johnny’s Grade 2 work displayed…

Happy St. Valentine’s

For Valentine’s Day instead of giving out ready-made Valentine’s Day cards I like to combine my kids love of being creative with building their fine motor skills. When Johnny was 3, one of the Valentine’s Day projects at Preschool was to use a pastry paper doily, shiny stickers, glue and cut out hearts to make…

He’s Never Been Shy

Psst…I have a little secret I’d like to share with you.  Johnny has never been a shy little boy.  Our nick name for him  is “Rock Star” because he loves to be the centre of attention.  Why were people assuming he was shy because he would not speak to them? When your child doesn’t say…

Cuddles and Pancakes

It’s Sunday, I gaze outside and we have had more snow. Do I take Johnny to Mass (church) ? I can hear the kids waking up and giggling about what stuffed animals to bring into our bedroom and who will be first. I can’t help but smile and cherish this time. Hearing Johnny tease his…

It Happened On The Bus….again

  *Something I should have posted last Spring when Johnny was still in Grade 1* Last week there was an unexpected incident on my son’s school bus. I thought I would write about it on my blog just to share the experience of what happens when another child who is Autistic is having a hard…

He Was Born This Way

*Takes a deep breathe as I prepare to dive into the deep end of the Autism and Vaccines debate* I remember it was 3 years ago and I was sitting on a bench at one of our favourite neighbourhood spots one day after one of Princess’s activities when another Mom with her twins from the same activity were coming out…