Tag Archives: Family

Autism Dad: Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving eve – San Diego, CA. Ben’s still in his PJs. Just now he ripped off his top and planted himself on a tree trunk. He’s sitting there as I write, soaking the late afternoon rays, in his own world … Continue reading

Posted in November 2012 | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Autism Dad: Long Time, No Talk

It’s been a while since I last posted, and I hope everyone is doing well. Ben is doing nicely and is just as sweet as ever. He’s also making some nice strides verbally and even socially. My hope is to resume … Continue reading

Posted in November 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Autism Dad: Sorry Ben, I don’t love you THAT much

Took the boys out to dinner–well, Chuck E. Cheese. Yes, it’s true, I subjected myself to that. Of course the boys had a blast. Ben wanted to climb into a big red space ship. First he took off his shoes. … Continue reading

Posted in April 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Autism Dad: Autographed Football

Want to recognize a great dad and Autism Dad participant, Dennis Mashue, who shared how he and his boy spent spring break: “Tuck and I just had a great spring break trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. … Continue reading

Posted in April 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Autism Dad: “Sleep with me, Daddy”

In case you haven’t had the time to read some of my early postings, here’s one of my early ones that kind of sets the stage. Have a good week ahead… Sleep with me, Daddy I remember feeling like a voyeur … Continue reading

Posted in April 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Autism Dad: Benny & Teddy

This pic may seem pretty ordinary, except for a small detail, which is, in fact, anything but small. See Ben’s Teddy Bear, which he brought to Daddy’s home for the weekend. Ben is 8 and, until now, has never shown … Continue reading

Posted in March 2012 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Autism Dad: When Work Becomes Personal

  OK, so this is pretty cool. PR/ad agency where I work has an autism agency as a client. Spent yesterday in a meeting with the executive director. Crazy intersection between my work life and my personal life! Proposed to … Continue reading

Posted in March 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Autism Dad: Soccer & Separation Anxiety

On the way up to the game, Ryan complained about homework (“My brain’s only so big”) and shared his yearning for summer vacation: “Just want to relax by the pool.” I had no sympathy. “Dude, you’re in kindergarten.” Conversation turned … Continue reading

Posted in March 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Autism Dad: Happy Friday from me and the boys!

Hope you’re able to enjoy a little down time this weekend. Kinda like we are doing here:

Posted in March 2012 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Autism Dad: Kissing Parade

I recall one night when it was time for Ben to go to bed. He stood on the stairs and kissed me smack on the lips–not once but several times, planting one kiss after the other. And I dutifully, if … Continue reading

Posted in February 2012 | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments