Category: 4 years old

So I Have One Child that is Autistic, Will My Other Child Get it?: A Deeper Look at the Same Thought That Runs in My Head Daily

Every parent of an autistic child, and every parent that is autistic themselves or has autistic relatives, has to face the prospect that they may have (more) autistic children. For some this is very daunting, for others it is perfectly fine. As many of you know, I have a son Andrew who is 4.  He has high-functioning autism.  He may…

The One Thing I Want for My Son With Autism in the Future

Recently, a woman posted a status on Facebook expressing her fears concerning her daughter’s future. Her daughter, who was diagnosed with autism, may never move out. She may never live independently. She may never get married. I’ve thought about these things before. When I see friends post cute little memes about how they’re not just raising men, but they’re raising someone’s future husband and father, too,…

The F*cking Fours Are F*cking Brutal

**I love this article so much that I had to re-blog it.** People complain about the “Terrible Twos” and “Threenagers,” but they don’t have anything on the frustration of the Fucking Fours. The toddler years are tough. Sure, they look cute, but that’s just nature’s way of ensuring we don’t leave them out on the curb. They’re still learning to communicate…