New School Year Brings Big Changes

A new school year - a new school - and many changes. It doesn't seem possible, but Atticus is a 6th grader. He will navigate his way through a new world - learning to transition from class to class, getting to know several new teachers who may not understand his unique ways and needs, organizing … Continue reading New School Year Brings Big Changes

It’s Tennis Time

Atticus has been taking team tennis lessons since he was four years old. I wanted to get him involved in some type of sport, and I thought tennis would be the safest bet. Of course, because of his delayed motor skills, low muscle tone, and depth perception problems, it's been a challenge for him from … Continue reading It’s Tennis Time

Loving Your Neighbor

Today was Grandparents Day at Atticus’s school. He doesn’t have a grandparent (three have passed away and the other is not in his life), so we were going to leave school early and skip the afternoon “celebration.” Unfortunately, I found out last minute that he needed to perform during the chapel portion of the event … Continue reading Loving Your Neighbor

The Callback

Callbacks were scheduled the day after his audition, and Atticus couldn't wait to return to the studio. I reminded him that he isn't guarenteed a part in the musical. He experienced the sting of rejection a few months earlier when he didn't land the job for a commercial callback he was hoping would pan out, … Continue reading The Callback