Today was the first morning of school for both Miles and Zen. Last night, we met with both of their teachers and Miles was unexpectedly shy when going back into his home room. He clutched at me hard and flashed his newest lower lip he has been working on lately. He finally snapped out of his kid shell and was again ecstatic to get back on the bus this morning. On another note, Carrie and I put the finishing touches on an illustrated essay that will be in a book called My Baby Rides The Short Bus. The final contractual agreement has been signed and sealed. This anthology of essays from parents with children that have special needs or are in the autism spectrum will be out nationwide in Winter of 2009. For an unedited version of this essay, click here to read - Enjoy ..