What April 2nd means to me

For many parents, today is the last day of term with one long weekend followed by two weeks to spend with their children at home. For me, it is that, and so much more. April… View Post

Experiencing how it 'should be'

Our house has been hit with a lingering bug this past week, Jessica suffering the worst. School transport pulled up outside as usual on wednesday night. I opened the door and was handed a black… View Post

Jessicas ADOS assessment and the next steps

Yesterday morning I went into Jessicas school, where the next part of the autism diagnostic process was to be completed. After a short wait in reception and a brief chat with one of Jessicas teachers, I was then invited into the… View Post

Knowing the signs of Autism

When I decided to start-up a blog, I knew that I didn’t want to make it all about being an autism parent. I want to be current,  topical, informative and varied. However, next Monday (2nd February), Jessica has her Ados assessment.… View Post

Stop juding our parenting

Todays news highlighted a story in which a young mum was ‘awarded’ £5 by a kind-hearted fellow passenger, in praise for her three-year-old sons good behaviour during a train journey. Although criticised for being perhaps… View Post