This year I wonder if it would be easier for me, To load up a world and make a Minecraft Christmas tree, With glowstone for lights and spiderweb tinsel, And spawn creepers and villagers with which to mingle. To make presents with wool blocks in a biome with snow, To make them all colourful and…… Continue reading Minecraft Christmas.
There are 16 sleeps ’til Christmas, Our decorations aren’t even up, There are gel stickers on our window, But the tree is still up in the loft. The thought of getting it frightens me, The changes and stress it will bring. The lights that twinkle on the tree, The big cuddly Reindeer that sings. The…… Continue reading Christmas tree!
Being consistent. Probably the hardest thing about being a parent. We all know we shouldn’t give in or go back on our word, but when you get those little eyes looking up at you it is so hard not to. I didn’t give in tonight and so had a 3 hour meltdown. Yes….3 hours! That…… Continue reading Consistency is key.
And so it has arrived. December in all its sleepless glory. A month of anxiety ridden sleepless nights. A month of even less sleep for us all. A month where I am pleased the morning starts with that little sugary nugget of chocolate to get me through the period until school begins. A month I…… Continue reading Happy December.
‘Our Autisms’ night before Christmas. T’was the night before Christmas and all through the house, Every creature was stirring, even the mouse. The stockings weren’t hung on the fireplace with care, They were pulled off in a rage and thrown on the chair, My boy was all snuggled up in his bed, Whilst my girl…… Continue reading ‘Our Autism’ night before Christmas.
Why I don’t do Elf on the Shelf. Tomorrow is the big day. I know for many families this is tradition. I know many families have a lot of fun and joy in doing it, but for us, it’s not to be. Imagine this. My girl at home. A place where she feels safe, a…… Continue reading Why I don’t do Elf on the Shelf.
Some days I look at my girl and wonder what her future holds. I think about whether she will be able to live independently. If she will marry, have a family. If her health problems will allow her to live her life as she wants to. Whether she will need her wheelchair forever. I wonder…… Continue reading Live for today.