The Autism Whisperer

If you have a Facebook account, you probably see memories of posts from prior years pop up in your notifications every so often. My favorites are the ones from when my boys were little – it’s always fun to look at the adorable pictures and relive those experiences. Occasionally, however, I’m notified of a memory … Continue reading The Autism Whisperer

January Reflections

Happy New Year! I’m not a big fan of January, other than January 1st. It’s cold, it’s dreary, and there are months of winter and snow still ahead of us. I’ve been reflecting this weekend on some of the (unrelated) things happening during this ‘fun’ month. Starting with school (or lack of it) -- After … Continue reading January Reflections

The Most Stressful Time of the Year

It’s the most wonderful stressful time of the year. December is supposed to be fun. I returned from Zurich on December 1, excited to jump into Chanukah and all of the other events during the month that build up to winter break. In prior years, life has slowed down a little in December. That was … Continue reading The Most Stressful Time of the Year

Welcome to high school

The start of anything new can often be confusing and overwhelming. We’ve only had seven actual days of high school so far, but with everything we’ve navigated during that time, it seems like we should be well into the year by now. Let’s begin with the mornings. High school starts at 7:23 am, so we … Continue reading Welcome to high school