"But they scream all the time mom, that's not being good."
Well, sometimes that's spot on, sometimes they are misbehaving. I can't speak for your autistic kids but sometimes mine are STRAIGHT UP MISBEHAVING and screaming is part of it. Sometimes though, sometimes that's something that they're lost in, or caught in, and while I won't say they can't help it - it's something they struggle with.
She says she understands.
So they're learning it, not just hearing about it.
We work really hard to bring normal days into this life, but it's never completely normal. Or typical. Or whatever word makes you feel better about the fact that I said normal. It's really just semantics.
But pretty pictures of flowers make everything better.
That's apparently an opium poppy by the way. Anyone else question if these are a good idea to leave around?Tweet