Endings and Beginnings

Friday Today was Baguette’s last day at the school she’s gone to for the past year and a half (almost). We fought hard to get her into that school, and in the end we succeeded. She spent last year in … Continue reading

So Long, 2016

I wrote 14 posts this year. Sometimes I wonder if I’m still a blogger. What can I say? It’s been a hell of a year. A lot of this is known to people; we all heard about the election, and … Continue reading

Summer Recap

I haven’t posted in a while. Or much this year at all. Turns out, life’s exhausting. Baguette finished TK in June, and we promptly left for a week’s vacation in Santa Barbara. Where I drank a lot of coffee, we … Continue reading

Occurrences Of Late

Mr. Sandwich: I’m developing legal arguments regarding why Ariel’s contract with Ursula isn’t binding. Me: Because she’s a minor? Mr. Sandwich: That, and Ursula keeps employing metaphors that Ariel cannot be expected to understand, like “Rake ’em across the coals.” … Continue reading

Change

Remember when I talked about how routine is important, but disrupting the routine is, too? No? That’s okay. Here’s a link. But you don’t necessarily need to read that, because I’ve got more examples from this weekend. Mr. Sandwich read … Continue reading

Milestone

For the past several months, we’ve been working to get Baguette into a certain school with a certain autism program. It’s been an exhausting, nerve-wracking process. After refusing our requests in the spring and seemingly lying dormant during the summer, … Continue reading

Things Baguette Did This Weekend

I haven’t posted much lately; the past six weeks have been . . . well, let’s just call them “challenging,” why don’t we? We’ve all had a series of minor illnesses (I’ve had a sinus infection twice in the same … Continue reading

BookTalk: Petunia, The Girl Who Was NOT A Princess

Disclosure: I was provided a free copy of this book in exchange for writing a review. All views expressed are my own. Looking for new books to mix up your child’s library? Baguette really likes to revisit her favorites, but … Continue reading

Lifelong Learning

Baguette has a significant language delay. We do a lot of interpretation. She works so hard at communicating. I’m so impressed with her, and how diligent and persistent she is with any number of tasks. These are traits that are … Continue reading