One Bite At A Time

Author

Lisa Rodebaugh

Setting Goals – Mom

We are still reeling over Billy’s college acceptance to Manor College.  It came so much sooner than expected; we were not even watching for news yet.  That certainly added to the excitement.  Mostly we were excited because this is something… Continue Reading →

SAT – Mom

Let’s do a little pretend psychological study. What thoughts come to mind when I say these words; school, prepare, SAT, success?  What I know for certain is that what I would say today is vastly different from what I would… Continue Reading →

Autism Awareness Part I – Mom

Bill and I waited until Billy was twelve to tell him he had Autism.  This is not a one size fits all way to do things, and right up until we did, I prayed I was doing the right thing. … Continue Reading →

College Experience – Mom

The diagnosis of Autism stirred many emotions within my Mammas heart through the years.  Fear is certainly an emotion that reoccurs.  It is a fear of the unknown, and even a fear of the known.  The statistics surrounding employment has… Continue Reading →

Reactions From Food – Mom

When Billy was around three I really felt he was slipping quickly away from me.  My happy smiley boy was getting more and more distant, his eyes were glazed over, drool would soak his shirts, and his lips were the… Continue Reading →

Super Bowl – Mom

Sounds hurt Billy and not just a little bit.  One of our biggest responsibilities as parents is to keep our children safe.  For Billy that included, as much as humanly possible, avoiding loud and chaotic places.  It was really never… Continue Reading →

Fear – Mom

Fear is not alway rational. I have a completely irrational fear of heights.  Fear, I believe though, is always real and sometimes completely torpefying, I had to throw in a new word to say just how paralyzing it can be! … Continue Reading →

Sarcasm – Mom

I am so very fortunate to have a friendship that spans decades, but that was almost all lost in a moment when I unleashed my sarcastic wit upon her in the very early days of this friendship.  Thankfully, she was… Continue Reading →

One Bite At A Time – Mom

We have all done things that are new to us…things where we feel completely unsuited.  Ask my cousins how well I did my first and last time on water skis.  I flopped like a fish within seconds and held on… Continue Reading →

Proper Tendencies – Mom

Proper Tendencies! This may be one of my favorite topics Billy has chosen so far.  Truly proper tendencies shows off so much of his uniqueness as well as highlighting just how hard he works to do his very best. Billy… Continue Reading →

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