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Thumper’s New Skill

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

After years of work, Thumper has finally learned how to zip up his own coat! This was cause for celebration! And then we discovered that because Thumper can zip up his own coat, he now believes that he is Master of his own Destiny. And if the Master of his own Destiny wants to put […]



Spinach Tortellini

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

It has taken YEARS of effort (my family, and Friend and Doc, will back me up on this), but Tad has actually developed into a decent eater.  And I’m not talking about quantity (because HOLY CRAP, can he put away food), I’m talking about his willingness to eat a variety of foods.  Now, he may […]



Tuesday Treks

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

With Tad now officially done with individual ABA, my Tuesday afternoon drives are a whole lot quieter.  Why?  Because I only have Thumper in the car with me. We have two home sessions and one clinic session each week for this school year, and so, every Tuesday afternoon, I pick Thumper up and we toodle […]



The End of an Era

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

I’ve known this day has been coming for almost a year now.  And I’ve been bracing myself for it. Tad is officially done with individual ABA sessions at the Autism Center. Now, that’s not to say that he’ll never be back here – after all, Thumper still has many, many, MANY sessions ahead for years […]