Archive for February, 2014

In His Own Particular Idiom

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Tad is a literal kid.  Not as literal as some kids that we know, but he takes words and sayings at face value. His ABA therapist has been working with him on the concept of idioms – that a saying can convey a different meaning, or that a phrase can evoke a wholly abstract idea. […]

Happy LEGO Addicts

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Yes, we saw The LEGO Movie last weekend.  We had promised the kids that we could go to the AMC Sensory Friendly Showing, and we all went this time.  Even Rerun and Thumper.  It was one of the funniest movies I’ve seen in a long time, and the kids LOVED it. We then made the […]

Jersey Girl

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Last year, when the Seahawks made it to the playoffs, I went shopping with Ane and bought T-shirts for her and Tad.  While she was happy about the shirt (and got one she liked even better later, while she was back-to-school shopping this last fall), she told me at the time that what she REALLY […]

Grins and Giggles

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Who is that climbing over my knees? I see you, Thumper!  Gotcha! This baby is so much fun, with his big eyes and huge grins. Stop growing up on me, Thumper!