The birthday boy.

It can’t be easy being the sibling of a child with Autism. My boy goes through so much more than anyone could ever imagine. But somehow he manages to still be the rock for my girl, he is her support, her role model. My girl makes my boy’s life difficult, there is no sugar coating…… Continue reading The birthday boy.

My hero.

Our Young Carer. When I wake him he can’t believe its morning, He greets me with a stretch, still yawning, Blinking as his eyes adjust to the day light, Tired as his sister kept him awake all night, Climbing out of bed, grabbing his clothes, Creeping down the stairs on his tip toes, Trying to…… Continue reading My hero.

Christmas Visitors.

Dear Visitors at Christmas, Dont be suprised if my house is a mess, The floor is all dirty, children not dressed I can’t do the hoovering, it is too loud, There’s already too much noise around, We don’t sing the carols or turn on the lights, We have to do, what for us, feels right.…… Continue reading Christmas Visitors.

My little rainbow. 🌈

My little rainbow. Because I made you, I thought I’d know just what to do, That I would understand you, That love would get us through. Because you grew in me, I thought I would know everything, I didn’t know what life would bring, But I didn’t know anything. Because I didn’t understand, Life wasn’t…… Continue reading My little rainbow. 🌈

10 years!

It is Mr and Mrs ‘Our Autisms’ wedding anniversary today. We have been married for 10 years. …..and so much has happened in those 10 years! It has not been easy. I love my husband with 100% of my heart, but sometimes the stress, strain and sleep deprivation that comes with having a child with…… Continue reading 10 years!

School, siblings, guilt.

My girl is doing amazing in her new school. She is up and ready for the (very early) taxi every morning. She chats non stop about school when she gets home. She even told me that she did really well in a test she did today…. ….honestly it is like I have a different child!…… Continue reading School, siblings, guilt.

Our puppy, a year on.

A year ago today our lives changed. A year ago today our little puppy came home. I knew things would be different with a dog around the house. I knew life would be more busy. I knew training a puppy whilst watching my girl 24 hours a day may well have been impossible… ….but we…… Continue reading Our puppy, a year on.