I didn’t get mad at him for an impulse that he obviously couldn’t control in that moment. I wanted to. A voice in my head said, “Yo. Freak out.”
I'm James Guttman, father of two children. One non-verbal with autism and one non stop verbal with attitude. New Posts: Every Monday and Wednesday
The things I do for my son aren’t done for his recognition, appreciation, or even attention. They’re done because I love him.
Steps Back, Steps Forward
It’s easy to be so fixated on one specific victory that we miss all the other ones happening around us.
Parenting, Patience, and Autism
There are some days when I am in awe of his nerve.
Little Leaps Of Faith
He’ll get it. I know he will. He’s done it before. He’ll do it again.
Before My Morning Coffee
I pictured Ashton Kutcher running into her room and yelling, “We got you, Daddy! Ha! Your friend, God, set you up!”