Toys that Started it All!

As I step on toys throughout the house today, I was reminded of this picture. This is a picture of our daughter Anna when she was just about 3 years old. We had bought that set of figurines. The first 3 “guys” that came onto the scene in our house. I distinctly remember kermit the ...

The Bus

A few years ago, Eric had a bad experience on the bus. The driver was not very “autism friendly” – let’s just leave it at that. So we started driving him back and forth! This summer we thought we’d try the bus again – and see how it went. Every morning we play catch in ...

Guilty

Planned a vacation day today to go to the beach with my daughter. We usually go on her birthday every year – but this year it fell on a Saturday and we had family over to celebrate. So today was the day! Mr. Bacon decided to take a vacation day too at the last minute ...

Connections

Connections
There are always so many stories about how social media has created a more disconnected society.  People opting to have connections through their phones and computers…rather than with living human beings sitting right next to them.  While I have definitely been guilty of that and regularly counsel my daughter about looking up from her phone ...

“Afraid”

“Afraid”
He felt the tickle on the back of his neck; that familiar tickle that made him aware he was dreaming. “Please let this one last,” he silently begged. “I’m scared, Daddy,” Luke whispered. “What if I fall over? What if I can’t stop?” The summer sun peaked through a cloud trying valiantly to burn away ...