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Simple. I Just Do. I'm a Single Mom,He's a Special Needs Kid

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Simple. I Just Do. · 1M ago

Waiting for a Break

Since November, it seems as if I have a really difficult time writing. Anything. I’ve been working on my second round of edits for one of my novels since April, and so far… Well, let’s just ...
Simple. I Just Do. · 3M ago

Tracking

A big component of my plan to start a planner of sorts for The Boy is tracking. I would like to track several things like his diet, his moods, and the-results-of-his-digestive-system-if-you-...
Simple. I Just Do. · 3M ago

Biting My Tongue

My fingers are itching. Itching to write a response to an email. I’m refraining. It’s a Herculean task, but I’m managing. After two days of just trying to keep my kid in the school building ...
Simple. I Just Do. · 3M ago

Planning for Parents

I know I’ve talked a bit here about planning. It’s become a bit trendy nowadays, but I have needed and used a planner since my undergrad days, with rehearsals scheduled thither and yon, and ...
Simple. I Just Do. · 4M 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. · 4M 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. · 5M 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. · 6M 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. · 7M 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. · 7M 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 ...