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Tera ..

I'm a stay at ome mom of two boys, aged 15 and 8. The eldest is in Judo, Boy Scouts, and is autistic, ADHD, and all that comes along with that. The youngest is a huge fan of soccer and plays brilliantly while learning to be the brother of an autistic individual. I am an America currntly... Full Bio
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"Home" Again by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Well, I'm home again. All the dirty laundry covering the floor and the boxes full of "treasures"are proof that we made it back. I wasn't happy coming back this time...I w ... Read on »
"Those" Words by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum The newest, the latest, another peak. Autism, ups and downs, rounds and rounds. You'd think after all these years, I'd know what to expect. He's already 15, I've been del ... Read on »
'Special' Kid by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum It's hard to be the mom of a 'special' kid. I mean, really, don't we all think our kids are special. Each has character traits that are unique to them, each has a talent in ... Read on »
007 by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Tonight I was tucking Jari into bed. He has a difficult time falling asleep as he is scared of monsters and ghosts and the dark and anything that has to do with night. So, ... Read on »
10 Years Later by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum October 28, 1998 The first day I met this man. Tonight, we're celebrating our 10 year anniversary. We're going on a date...off to enjoy the music of Night of the Proms ... Read on »
11 Things by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum that made me happy yesterday 1) When my mom called me and I answered she said "Hello Baby Girl." 2) Shopping in a second hand store, glancing through the shelves of boo ... Read on »
13 Today! by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Dear Kaeden, It seems like just yesterday that I first held you in my arms for the first time. My tiny little baby boy that boggled my mind; how could I c ... Read on »
14 vs. 7 by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I am so disappointed. Just got a call from the boarding school we interviewed with a few weeks back. They have denied Kaeden services. The autism blows just keep on comi ... Read on »
2 Things: by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum 1. Tomorrow morning, bright and early, our car will be full to bursting at the seams with all of our stuff....because we're heading off on vacation to a Holland destination ... Read on »
20 Autism Observations by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Kaeden has been home from school for 10 days now and we have 7 to go. He got an extra-long vacation with parent teacher conferences falling on the last two school days befo ... Read on »
25 Things About Autism by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I read this on a wonderfully informative, funny, and helpful blog I have been reading for a few months now http://teenautism.com/ . I thought I'd take her idea which she go ... Read on »
40 Year Party by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum I am a protective mom. I would do anything for my boys. Both of them. But, I am much more protective of Kaeden than Jari. Maybe that's because I don't feel he has the t ... Read on »
46 Degrees F/ 8 Degrees C by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Hard to believe, but I am wearing a sweatshirt, long pants, and a jacket today. BRRRRRRR. It is cold! How can it be that 2 days ago my kids were running around on the top o ... Read on »
4th of July by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA!! My country tis of thee Sweet land of liberty Of thee I sing Land where my fathers died Land of the pilgims pr ... Read on »
6 Years Old by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Today marks the day that I now have a six-year-old running rampant on the streets. Yesterday was his birthday, and today he woke telling me "I'm six now, huh mo ... Read on »
9-11 by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Yesterday, I received 3 emails from the embassy in Brussels...beware of demonstrations resulting from the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. An anniversary is a day of re ... Read on »
A "New" Car by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum We've been searching for a "new" car for the past few months, since we were told Sunny was coming to the end of her life. With too many miles and too many problems, we deci ... Read on »
A Bit About ME by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Oh boy. What a story I managed to create this afternoon. Yep, I was cleaning up our lunch dishes and decided to lick the spoon with the chocolate pasta (Nutella sort stuf ... Read on »
A Day Lasts Too Long by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum It's been awhile since I've written. I come, trying to find words, but can't. My mind is lost in a fog. So much has been happening around here, so much that makes 2012 to ... Read on »
A Day of Okay? by Tera .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Autism & Autism Spectrum Okay, so it was a day. Not a bad day by any means, but certainly contained a few downs. Let me recap. 1) I made brussel sprouts for dinner. It is the first time I have ... Read on »