Category Archives: Emotional Stuff

Why do we Undermine Ourselves?

One of the reasons I started this blog was because I thought I might be able to offer positive help and advice for people in similar circumstances to me. Having a pre-verbal child with autism can be confusing and scary, … Continue reading

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Attack of The Whinge Monster

Before I begin, I should stress how lucky we are. Many parents of children with ASD have to deal with meltdowns on a weekly or daily basis, and if you’re not familiar with what a meltdown is, it’s a bit … Continue reading

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It only took a moment: On heartbreak

A few weeks back, I lost Wee Girl. We were at a busy playground, a vast, sprawling place with lots of sand and things to climb on, and plenty of places for a child to get lost in. My mother … Continue reading

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