Just when I find something that works it all goes bottoms up. We had a routine, a goal, something to work towards, and now we are unable to do it. It is the rules, it is health and safety, blah blah blah….., yes I know, you have to follow them. I understand that, I respect…… Continue reading Rules….change.

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.

Should I change?

Sometimes I wonder what I am doing. I lay myself bare, I lay my girl bare. I don’t hold back, I say it as it is. Am I doing the wrong thing? I do it for a reason. I want people to see how it really is. Not just all the positives, but the frightenong…… Continue reading Should I change?

Heavy heart.

In a world full of sadness I lead with a heavy heart. A head full of ‘what ifs’ and ‘whens’. Tv, radio, social media full of stories of innocent people losing their lives. It is heart breaking. It physically hurts my heart. My girl came home from school to see a dead Blackbird in our…… Continue reading Heavy heart.

Pressure. Social media.

So this is how it goes: School holidays + social media = hundreds of pictures of families days out. Social media + Our Autism Mum = guilt for staying in. Guilt + more guilt = day out. Day out + Autism = failure. Repeat. Again and again. Every school holiday. When will I learn? I…… Continue reading Pressure. Social media.

World Book Day.

Happy World Book Day! It is World Book Day……happy is a term I use loosely. For over a week we had been preparing my girl for this day. She finds any change to routine difficult, imagine the anxiety of everyone dressing up as a character and not being able to tell who they are! My…… Continue reading World Book Day.