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Simple. I Just Do. · 2W ago

Why I Love That The Boy Plays Video Games

This past weekend, The Man and I took The Boy to Myrtle Beach for a mini vacation. Overnight, to be exact. We hadn’t been in a long while, and there’s just something about it that we adore. ...
Simple. I Just Do. · 4W ago

Reasons Why & Moving Forward

Why haven’t I been posting? At first it was because I was working hard on my novel, because writing is my thing – the thing you would do if you won the lottery and could do anything you want...
Simple. I Just Do. · 2M ago

Soon, Friends

I know it’s been quiet around here. I’m sorry for not posting for so long. But as many parents, and especially special needs parents will tell you, there’s only so much of me to go around. I...
Simple. I Just Do. · 3M ago

Money Matters

We have rekindled our love for independence skills! A couple of weekends ago, The Boy and I knocked out a whole bunch of our remaining tasks from The Independence Challenge we started last y...
Simple. I Just Do. · 3M ago

Community?

I was made fun of on one of my favorite autism FaceBook pages last night. By a commenter, and the page owner, an autism mom herself. All for stating I didn’t support a man who made fun of th...
Simple. I Just Do. · 3M ago

When in Doubt

The Boy is now a full-fledged teenager of fifteen years old. As such, he has begun to take extraordinarily long showers, as I’ve heard teenage boys are wont to do. Because The Man pays both ...
Simple. I Just Do. · 4M ago

Power, Peers, and a Sad Evening: Part III

Last Tuesday, The Boy took me to lunch with a gift card Poppy had given him to do just that. I picked him up from Grammy’s, and we went to McDonald’s. Somewhere along the way, I asked him if...
Simple. I Just Do. · 4M ago

Power, Peers, and a Sad Evening: Part II

I met with the high school principal, The Boy’s special education teacher, and the band director last Friday. It was their last day before break, and it was apparent the principal wanted to ...
Simple. I Just Do. · 4M ago

Power, Peers, and a Sad Evening

The Boy’s first concert of the “sit-down” band season was last night. We bought a tux, and traveled two hours last weekend to get a tux shirt, cummerbund, and bow tie combo. We were looking ...
Simple. I Just Do. · 4M ago

What Do I Do?

There are times when the various people in The Boy’s life reach the end of their list of strategies, and pull back, saying, “I didn’t know what to do.” It’s ok. I’m his mom, and I reach that...