A disagreement

? Question mark. Question? Communication? What does she need to know? What is she asking? My girl is friends with some little boys next door. They chat and play over the fence. As young children do, they had a disagreement. The boys did not want to speak to my girl anymore. Nothing unusual about this…… Continue reading A disagreement

Don’t touch…

Oh, to hold your hand in mine, To make sure you’re safe all the time, Oh, to stroke your long brown hair, A gesture to show how much I care, Oh, to hug you when you cry, To wipe tears falling from your eyes, Oh, to kiss your freckled face, To hold you in my…… Continue reading Don’t touch…

Would magic help? 

If I took half of a whisker from a wise old cat, If I took a strand of string from an old man’s hat, If I took a tear from a baby crying with laughter, If I took the giggles from the sound of toddler chatter, If I added it to the showers that come…… Continue reading Would magic help? 

The truth behind social media.

So far the summer holidays are going great…. …well that is what we write on social media isn’t it? Why do we do that? Why don’t we just be honest and say, actually, Autism is bloomin’ hard work and we are exhausted already! We don’t ever do that because people don’t like to see negativity……or…… Continue reading The truth behind social media.

Confused.

Isn’t it funny? How we work? How I work? Everyday I fight the battle of getting my girl into school. Everyday I complain about it, get cross and want to keep her home. I watch the anxiety consume her, see it slowly steal her sparkle. I countdown for holidays, wanting an easier time us both;…… Continue reading Confused.

The summer holidays are coming.

You spend all of your days, all of your nights, Making sure the children are alright, Cleaning their faces, picking up clothes, Playing their games, tickling their toes, Cooking them meals, brushing their hair, Showing them which outfit to wear, Washing the dishes, making them drink, Filling the freezer, rinsing the sink, Breaking up fights,…… Continue reading The summer holidays are coming.

Parent relationships.

Being parents is hard. Being parents of a child with additional needs is hard. To be in a relationship whilst being a carer takes a lot of patience… …patience that not all relationships have. Parenting a child with additional needs takes an awful lot of your time. As a result you don’t get to spend…… Continue reading Parent relationships.