*A has finally finished perfecting his letter to Lady Gaga and I've decided to add a little explanation to go along with it. We will be popping these letters in the mail today. We aren't sure if she will actually get it, but it's really what he wants to do and he knows she might… Continue reading An Open Letter to Lady Gaga
"Dr. J thinks we should do something about A's anxiety, and I agree." This was the text message I received from my husband after he took our son to his doctors appointment to discuss his ADHD medications. As I mentioned previously, our 8 (almost 9) year old son struggles significantly with anxiety. Over the past… Continue reading Boy Behind The Clouds
"Mommy, I really need to write a letter to Lady Gaga. Do you think we can find her address on the internet?" "I'm sure we can, honey." "When she get's it, do you think she'll write back to me? I have some questions I want to ask her." "I'm not sure, honey. She's a really… Continue reading Mommy, Do You Think She’ll Answer?
We are here at day #2 of the Autism Assessment. I am feeling a heightened sense of stress and anxiety as I worry that A. won't get his ASD diagnosis. Each therapist keeps talking about how they can "recommend" services for us to help A. with his many challenges. Services are great... If you're a… Continue reading Assessment Continued
Today is the day we've been waiting for. We are in the waiting room of the Autism Assessment Clinic. I am excited yet nervous. I know what I'm hoping for and I'm pretty sure I know what to expect. However, these next two days will be emotionally and mentally exhausting. The process of having A… Continue reading Assessment Day