Tag Archives: Autism

Skateboarding with heart


There are not enough kind words for this wonderful organization that has given Mateo so much. I have been wanting Mateo to try skateboarding for some time. His uncle had given him a custom painted board, but Mateo just didn’t have … Continue reading

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Autism and the dreaded substitute teacher


Change in routine is probably the hardest thing for children with Autism. We found out this week that Mateo’s long term sub was no longer his subsitute while his teacher is out on maternity leave. Mateo had built a really great relationship … Continue reading

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Treasured Time


I took Monday off to spends some time with the kids. I have been working a lot of hours and it’s been hard on my kids, especially Mateo. Like many people with Autism change is hard for Mateo, and having … Continue reading

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Where has the summer gone?


I feel like I have been forced on hiatus from Mateo’s Story because life has been so busy! I really miss writing and connecting with my friends, family and followers. So I am going to get back in the swing … Continue reading

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The first vacation of the summer!


Summer has officially started! The kids are off of school and we decided to take our first family adventure of the summer to Southern California. When you travel with kids, you always stress out I think. When you travel with … Continue reading

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Mom Guilt


I think we have all felt it at one point or another. The feeling that we aren’t doing all that we should be doing. That we want to give more, do more, be more. But sometimes life is hard and … Continue reading

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A letter for my son’s school


I wrote a letter because my children’s school is a Charter School and was up for renewal.  I guess the staff was so proud of it- it got passed around and shared.  I think it’s good to let people know … Continue reading

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