Why Are You Crying? Re-dux

Source: Why Are You Crying? *Originally written and shared on January 28 2013 when Johnny was 5 years old and was essentially non-verbal. Why are you crying?  Why are you sad?  I see tears and when we have tears it means we are sad.  Who made you sad?  Did somebody make you sad? Did somebody…

Reading the Social Cues

“I don’t think she understands me Mommy.” That was the beginning of an unexpected conversation last night.  Johnny has some friends at school that he’ll play with when he wants to play and usually most of them are girls. So immediately he had my attention when I heard this because of the fact that he was…

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,…