One person I don’t write about often is my little girl, Maria (or Marie as I like to call her when it’s just the two of us). I don’t write about her often because she is the one, and only, constant in my life; never changes. Wakes up early, and happy, just like her mommy, … Continue reading Miss M’s role
Today is just one of those days. Just one of those cloudy, grey-skied days where you wish your life was different. Nothing out of the ordinary has happened. I’m just feeling the 3 d’s: down, depressed and drained. I woke up, gave Miss M her milk and then an hour or so later took her to … Continue reading Just one of those days.
We’re going down our sensory activity list and I’ve just finished brushing him with his Wilbarger brush and putting light pressure on his joints and now it’s time for the lotioning, which is basically massaging him with lotion from his toes to his fingers 🙂 He loves it!! So much that he basically takes five … Continue reading T.G.I.F.
It’s amazing how much I’ve learned the past 2 1/2 years about developmental disorders. Just when I thought there couldn’t possibly be anything else to learn I’ve come to find out about prisms/eyeglasses and autism. Panayioti doesn’t concentrate on objects when you ask him to, he doesn’t point well either. He takes his fingers and … Continue reading When your child is autistic you learn something new every day.
Sand, shaving foam, playdoh, soap, body cream, finger paint . . . just a few of the things my boy put in his mouth, and ate, this past weekend. But he was such a good boy, especially on Mother’s Day. And then this morning he woke with the biggest smile, ready to go to school. … Continue reading A quickie (post).
A sensory-seeker, that’s what my boy is. Why is he always extending his arm out to people who pass by him? Why is he taking random people’s hand when he’s standing by the road, at lights, or just about anywhere? Why is he always sticking his hand in ashtrays, trash bins, under faucets, on burning … Continue reading You little sensory-seeker you!