Am I the only planning freak?

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

I don't think I'm even half as much of a freak about planning as I once was. Believe it or not ... I've mellowed with age. Sure I was always able to be a little bit spontaneous, but not too much. But since the hubby is anti-planning I guess I've begun to stop battling.

Even with that admission I still can't believe what's happened this week and assume other parents must be semi-planners like myself.

I've been DYING for some sort of conference, seminar, group therapy session, anything related to CAS to be available to us. Everything I find at and have seemed to be local support groups or local seminars. (Those two organizations seem to be the go-to resources for CAS, but if anyone has any others please let me know). This week I finally get an announcement about the 2010 National Conference on Childhood Apraxia of Speech and it's smack dab in the middle of the only vacation we've planned this summer (with two other families ... so it's non-movable). And then today I see a message on facebook from, THE Nancy Kaufman Center, about a camp they have going on from June 28 - August 20. This camp seems PERFECT for Dylan. Of course it would mean us relocating to Michigan for the summer which doesn't sound like fun, but could be manageable with a little planning. But since I'm finding out on April 27 it doesn't seem possible for me to make it happen. I feel like they must have known about both of these events more than 2-3 months before they happen ... don't you think? Why weren't they announced sooner? Placed on their websites sooner?

We're a family who is willing to do whatever is necessary to help Dylan and I'm feeling so frustrated this week that doors keep being shut. Isn't some window supposed to open somewhere?