tween boy in glasses and a hat

Feeling Stuck with Parenting Challenges

As amazing as Jack is, parenting him comes with a lot of challenges. The challenges always surprise us because he is a perfectionist and a people pleaser. He is sensitive and doesn’t want to upset his parents and he’s very cautious. He’s the kid most parents want their kid to hang out with because he’s level headed and avoidant of trouble. And yet, we have challenges.

Progress in Getting a Better IEP

After many years of back-and-forth with Jack’s school, we have finally gotten an IEP that I think we are all happy with! For the first time since we started meeting with the educational team at the school back in 2013,…

Jack Kindergarten

IEPs Are A Full Time Job

We got the results from the school’s academic and psychological assessments of Jack on Wednesday. It’s 18 pages of assessment results that seem to require a degree in childhood education to understand. I’ve read and re-read the information and googled …

Kids Notes

I have had so little time to write. It sucks. I need to write. I am much happier when I have been writing. That’s not to say that I haven’t been happy – I’ve been surprisingly free of baby blues…