that melts my heart. That makes me laugh and dance and act silly. That makes me forget my problems. That makes me smile. That gives me life. That gives me joy. Her name is Maria and she’s my daughter. Maria and Panayioti are my yin and my yang; the two forces in my life. I’ve … Continue reading There’s this girl . . .
Sometimes, I don’t feel so great. I feel as though I don’t play any role, significant or otherwise, in anyone’s life, even my children’s. I know it’s not true judging by how happy both my children are when they see me and how upset my little M gets when I leave for work. Even P … Continue reading What’s the opposite of jolly?
We’ve started Dog Therapy. We’re now three sessions in. Athens Therapy Dogs is a relatively new group (began in February of 2016) based here in Athens and works mainly with children and adults on the spectrum, the vision impaired and in general, people with different capabilities. The whole principle is that dogs provide relief and … Continue reading Meet Branca.
Hello. My name is Georgia. I bake. A lot. This is a life with autism blog but this is also a foodie blog. And it has been a while since I got this excited about a cake. It’s to die for. No, seriously. It’s so fluffy you’ll be having seconds, and thirds or fourths even … Continue reading No words – Seriously the fluffiest, tastiest cake ever
What are typical 7 year old boys like? No, seriously. I mean, I know what typical 7 year old girls are like, or I can imagine since little Maria is a typically-developing child, with all her charisma, and her wit and goofiness all laid out before you. And her words, oh boy can this girl … Continue reading We’re turning 7. Just a tiny bit sad.
I have to say that he’s not always up for being cuddled by Maria. He’s not always in the mood to be kissed and hugged and treated like a baby which Maria loves to always do. She cannot be in the same room with him and not kiss him and give him hugs. Especially when … Continue reading And then I think how blessed we are
It’s been a long time coming, this post. Geez, it’s already October (my birth month btw) and we’re back from summer vacation and have started a new school AND a new after-school program and, oh my (!), so many things have happened and I have not sat down to write until now!! I’ve wanted to of … Continue reading “I’m sorry ma’am but your son is licking my arm floats” . . .