The Basics Are Difficult When Your Child Has Autism And ADHD
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The Basics Are Difficult When Your Child Has Autism And ADHD

The basics are difficult when your child has autism and adhd. In our lives, there’s no way around it. This is what I’ve learned. My son showed me exactly how he planned to install a CPU into his computer yesterday. (If you don’t know what that is, don’t worry. You are in good company. I…

One Of The Most Difficult Parts Of Sensory Processing Disorder: Bathing
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One Of The Most Difficult Parts Of Sensory Processing Disorder: Bathing

It’s hands down, one of the most difficult parts of my son’s sensory processing disorder: Bathing. My son has never been one for baths. It was evident from the start. When he was just a couple of weeks old, he was admitted to a children’s hospital. He was desperately ill, and no one knew why….

Budgeting For A Child With Special Needs: A Real Life Look
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Budgeting For A Child With Special Needs: A Real Life Look

This post, Budgeting For A Child With Special Needs: A Real Life Look, was first published here on Not The Former Things in 2015. Although our budget has changed some since then, our approach to budgeting (and the guilt I often feel over how we are spending related to my boys) has remained essentially the…

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5 Things That Are Making Life Easier Right Now

It is now February and, as much as I hate to admit it, ¬†we are still recovering from the holidays. The lack of routine, the lack of sleep, the lack of control – it has left a lot lacking in our daily lives. Add to the chaos, a trip to the hospital for my son,…