Five Tips For Spoonie Parents

Five Tips For Spoonie Parents

  A spoonie is someone who is living with a chronic illness. It refers to the idea that such a person has a limited number of spoons (as an analogy for energy) to use each day. I’m a spoonie because I’m autistic and also have chronic fatigue...
Choosing A Secondary School For Your Autistic Child

Choosing A Secondary School For Your Autistic Child

Today I’m going to write about choosing a secondary school for your autistic child. Super Kid is in his final year of primary school. He will start secondary school in September 2018 and as an autistic child choosing the right school for him is especially...
Autism – Preparing For The Summer

Autism – Preparing For The Summer

Summer is here! The purple children break up from school tomorrow and we have a fun summer planned, so I’m super excited. In the past at this point in the year I’ve felt really anxious. Loss of routine and a stretch of unscheduled time can be really scary...
Wonder Girl Takes Over My World

Wonder Girl Takes Over My World

Three children in and I thought I had age two mastered. I foolishly imagined I had age two strategies all prepared and at the first sign of trouble I would go into well experienced Mum mode and my toddler would fall into line. Wrong. Wonder Girl is something else...
Wonder Girl Turns Two

Wonder Girl Turns Two

Wonder Girl turned two today. She is an amazing little girl. Sweet, caring, and determined with (luckily for her since she has me for a mother) a fabulous sense of humour.