parenting

Autism Parenting

Autism Parents: Are You Making Time to Make You Happy?

Well hello there autism parents, Yes you. Wonderful, superhero YOU! If you’re anything like me, you might have lost yourself while you’ve been fighting the good fight. So grab a drink and have a read. Hopefully you’ll enjoy this article and it’ll provide some food for thought. Something I’ve noticed lately is the happiest parents […]

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Mental Health

On Mental Health and Dealing with Our Demons for the Sake of Our Kids

  I’ve wanted to write this so many times, but have always been afraid to, just in case it was taken the wrong way and there was a backlash. This fear of others misconstruing my words has led to censorship, which is ridiculous. I can’t call myself a pro-blogger and allow myself to be censored at the same […]

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Autism Parenting

Our Home Education Story and a Three Month Update

It has been three months since my husband and I made the decision to not send our high functioning autistic 6yo daughter back to school after the half term break. Although her autism wasn’t diagnosed until last year, I’d long had my suspicions that something more than the usual was at the bottom of her […]

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first time motherhood
Unsugar Coated Motherhood

A challenging child

I started writing this post yesterday after a good nights sleep and very easy morning – not regular occurances in our house. As I’ve mentioned before, our 4yo has been very difficult these past 18 months. The official terms are ‘challenging’ and ‘spirited’ but lets not beat around the bush – she has been bloody […]

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