Angry.

Argh…..!!! You know when you feel so angry that you need to shout, to scream!? School. Education. The system. I have had enough. I am not the professional. I have not had the training to be qualified. So how is it I can do their jobs better than them? How is it it that I…… Continue reading Angry.

What a day!

The dentist. The place where my girl is at her most vulnerable, the place she hates more than anywhere else. Today we were there for an appointment for my boy. “Take my girl, show her that it isn’t a place to fear” …a logical thought process….or so I thought. Here is proof that I still…… Continue reading What a day!

Bleurgh.

Bleurgh…. You know that feeling when you can’t quite describe how you feel. When all you want to do is drink wine and eat chocolate…….except you are too tired to do either. Bleurgh…. You know when the weekend is over and you need to make plans for the week ahead. When you have school clothes…… Continue reading Bleurgh.

Fears and tears.

What is fear? We all have fears. Things we are scared of. Things we avoid. What if we don’t recognise it as a fear? What if we have difficulties with knowing what emotion we are feeling? When behaviours are caused by something you are scared of. When behaviours get worse because you don’t know how…… Continue reading Fears and tears.

I want never gets.

“I want never gets”. We have all heard it said, probably all said it.. ….only now as an adult do I realise how true it is. Never have I had so many wants until I had children. I want them to be happy. I want them to be healthy. I want them to have the…… Continue reading I want never gets.

The Grumposaurus Rex 

The Grumposaurus Rex. Today we had a visit from the Grumposaurus Rex, It stomped around the house all day with Grumposaurus steps, It growled, it roared, it snapped its teeth, it jabbed us with its claws, It ran through rooms, it kicked the walls, it rattled all the doors. Grumposaurus comes around on every Sunday…… Continue reading The Grumposaurus Rex 

The puppy.

It has gone past being a co-incidence now, and the novelty is certainly not wearing off. It has been 4 weeks since Domino has come home and we have seen so many improvements in my girl! The puppy is not a miracle cure and is never going to take the Autism away, but she is…… Continue reading The puppy.