They say that hindsight is 20-20. As I look back to Ezra’s babyhood, I now see that his neurological differences were apparent from day 1. He hated to sleep and thus fought it with a vengeance, needed intense sensory stimulation (especially proprioception), lacked self-soothing capabilities, and struggled with independence. This is who he was born … [Read more…]
I long for the day when he will learn to self-soothe. But expecting that of him has just left us all frustrated and exhausted. So, maybe for now, I’ll choose the twenty steps back if it means I can take two steps forward.