To whom it may concern, The fight. Will it ever end? Why do we have to fight for everything? Why does it take so long? It is draining, frustrating, relentless. But we don’t stop fighting. We can’t. We won’t. Special needs parenting is a whole different lifestyle. We haven’t chosen this lifestyle. We didn’t ask…… Continue reading Fighting for what we NEED.
Do you ever feel like you are being left behind? Friends move on, family members have their own families, people get jobs, have babies….. Me? I just stay me. Unemployed. With very few friends. Isolated and lonely. Standing still in a world that is moving too quickly around me. I am a carer. A stay…… Continue reading Our Autism groundhog day.
When you look at me, what do you see? An overprotective Mum, probably, In fact I know that you do, I’ve heard it said, But think of me like this instead; My child has problems that you cannot see, Conditions called hidden disabilities, I may always have to be at her side, She cannot be…… Continue reading Overprotective Mum?
Just a little baby, snuggled cosy on my chest, I promised I’d be there for you, to always try my best, To give you all my love, and guide you through the years, To join in with your giggles, and wipe away your tears. You cried and cried and cried and cried and didn’t sleep…… Continue reading I love you for being you. An Autism poem.
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.
Just when you start to sink in a sea of negativity, someone comes along and throws you a life line and you remember why you have been tredding water for so long. There are alays positives. ALWAYS. Even when all you can see is black, there is always a rainbow shining for you somewhere. Even…… Continue reading Proud Mum!
To not know…. To not understand… To only know what you have read and researched, To only understand what you have experienced. Will we ever know…..fully? Will we ever understand…..completely? About Autism? To understand Autism? Life with Autism is one big learning curve. Autism is a big learning curve. No two children on the spectrum…… Continue reading Will we ever understand?