Devin'sMile ~ DevinSmile

...Because a journey of a thousand miles
begins with a single step...


All about our experiences with Devin... Writings, rantings, and all out putting it out there!


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More exciting scary times coming

Posted by Ivonne R on October 2, 2014 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

It’s been a while and we’ve had couple of exciting months! Devin was finally approved for waiver services and we’re currently in the process of actually getting for him what he needs rather than what we can afford (he’s already been approved for ABA which is great)… this is a work in progress, but considering we were on a wait list for over 5 years, we’re ok with waiting a little longer :D

We're just about to embarq on yet another new adv...

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A new chapter to our Devin book

Posted by Ivonne R on May 7, 2014 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)

It's been a while I don't write... it's been a while I don't do much actually!  Life just has its twists and turns and as much as we try to pretend we can control it, we really can't!

I sit here late at night looking over my little special boy, my forever baby... seeing his chest rise and fall as he deeply sleeps and my mind just swirls...  How did we get so lucky to have such a wonderful little man in our lives but at the same time question how we could be so luck...

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New School year, new worries, amazing support system

Posted by Ivonne R on August 20, 2013 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Well this new school year started with a bang (for me, more so than for Devin!).  Not sure if it was the whole hoopla of school starting and the hustle and bustle that comes along with it, but the week leading to school was a bit of a letdown for us...

    • The school we want Devin to attend, South Florida Autism Charter School that we are on a wait list for (#2 at this time!) was not able to get him for the new school year.  Although we haven't given up ...
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Underestimating - A hard habit to break

Posted by Ivonne R on July 21, 2013 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (1)

Within all the issues that Devin deals with daily and within his lack of communication, there is a pretty sharp little guy in there and sometimes I find myself dwelling too much on all the things he can't do and don’t realize I’m missing some of what he can…

Sunday morning my hubby decided he wanted to go to the beach – early, for a little while to avoid crowds – for Devin to get some run time in the sand and...

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