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This is NOT what I signed up for…

There I was, standing next to my car, with my keys in my front pocket, ready to leave my family and NEVER come back. I was angry, I was frustrated, I was hurt. “This isn’t what I signed up for” … Continue reading

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Entitlement Generation?

They’re bigger and faster and more athletic. I can’t even get a shot off! My Dad patiently listened as my 9-year-old self, complained about my basketball conundrum. Then he said something that changed my life forever. You need to understand, … Continue reading

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A Friend?? Remembers Me Way Back When

When They’re At Their Worst, You Have To Be At Your Best If you would have known Kyle back in high school, like I did, you would barely recognize him today. I mean, he still looks basically the same. Same … Continue reading

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Seriously. It’s Not Your Fault

Here’s the deal. The world KNOWS that the number of kids diagnosed on the autism spectrum is rising and along with that has come a slew of… I hate to say it… but… PREDATORS. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post … Continue reading

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WAY TOO MANY Difficuties

WAY TOO MANY families with kids on the Autism Spectrum are having WAY TOO MANY difficulties. Please share this link with EVERY Autism family that you care about: https://thriveinchaos.net/mini-workshop-welcome/ It’s a Mini-Workshop that shares what other families are doing to … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Autism Story… OR… How I Got REAL Happy.

I’ll admit it. I am a flawed human being. But I’m trying my best. It feels like I always have. Of course, I’m guessing most people would SAY that. But until I had two sons that were diagnosed with autism, … Continue reading

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All in the Family

We don’t get to travel very often because… well… there’s the cost (and we don’t have a lot of discretionary money – for obvious reasons – we have two (2) affected by autism) among our 6 kids and then there’s … Continue reading

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TRIGGERS: The REAL Answer to, “HOW Do You Actually Do It?”

I meet people all the time that like to TALK the TALK. But rarely do I meet those that WALK the WALK. That’s right, I said it. And it happened again just recently as I met with a group of … Continue reading

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Pain… the FUEL of Rewards

When we experience what may seem to be never-ending difficulty, the emotions we experience – like sorrow, heartache and anguish – can be a natural consequence. It’s natural for those emotions to happen. The purpose of sorrow, heartache, anguish, suffering … Continue reading

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I Am Who I Am. Or AM I?

A few weeks back I had a phone conversation with a friend who expressed to me that he was a bit frustrated because his wife was having an extended “tough time.” When I asked for more detail he went on … Continue reading

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The Fire… Um… FUN Never Ends

Just when you think you start to get it under control. There’s a FIRE… literally. Yep, that’s right, Saturday morning while I was at the “Run for Autism” my wife (Shelly) called me with a bit of bad news. Bookmark … Continue reading

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