Archive for October 2012

The World According To E

My adopted 12 year old son, E, has been a champion arguer and negotiator pretty much since he could talk in complete sentences at age 3.  I decided long ago that he would grow up to be 1 of 4 things;  a lawyer, a politician, a pimp or a con-man. In light of the events... Read more »

Just Another Day in the Life of a Special Needs Parent

My 11 year old adopted son, E, has severe sensory integration dysfunction.  It is so bad that it affects his behavior and it makes our lives very difficult. One of his many challenges is his tactile defensiveness;  he is overly sensitive to touch.  As a result, he is absolutely terrified of needles because he expects the pain of... Read more »