Walkin’ Ben!

Ben is so sweet toddling around the house. πŸ™‚ He’s 10 months and walks pretty well for someone his height. He’s so a small lil thing, standing at 30 inches. I am hoping to get some video of him walking soon…hopefully tomorrow.

ADOS Scheduling

I called the Child Development Clinic today to schedule the ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule) for Jack.  The Psychologist that does the scheduling/testing is out of the office on medical leave for 7-8 weeks.  I was told that it would be Jan/Feb before the ADOS would be able to be done.  They also informed me that they […]

Jack’s Public School Evaluation

Jack had his evaluation for the public school today. It was kind of intense, at least for me. A speech therapist, a special education teacher and an occupational therapist all surrounded Jack in my living room. I had to fill out paper work for one and answer dozens of questions for the other two. It […]

To the Park…

We took the boys to the park today. The weather was amazing and it wasn’t too hot or buggy out. πŸ™‚The boys had a good time swinging…  Rock wall climbing…  Climbing bars…  and hanging out with mommy! There was something that caught my attention… Jack seemed to be repetitive in the things he liked to do and […]

Is insurance really helpful?

I’m beginning to wonder, “Is insurance really helpful?”. I guess it is, but it sure is frustrating. I called our insurance company on Friday, I needed to find out if the options we have for Autism screening would be covered. If we were to go the route of our Pediatrician, it would be considered “Out […]

Sweet Sleep!!

Ben slept THROUGH THE NIGHT!!! He had a pedi appt. on Wednesday, I asked about how to get him from nursing ALL NIGHT long. She said, “Let him cry.” So, I did. πŸ™ I let him cry for 10 minutes then I went and checked on him, laid him down and patted his back and […]

October Checkups

Ben has his 9 month check up today. Jack also had an appt too, we wanted to get a 2nd opinion from his pediatrician. Ben’s 9 Month Stats:Weight: 20 lbs 1 oz | 25-50%Height: 30 inches | 90%Head: 18 1/4 | 50-75% We have one healthy lil boy! πŸ™‚ He’ll be catching up to his […]