10 GOOD Things About Autism

I’m ending World Autism Awareness Week with a positive post. Some days having a child with autism is really tough, in fact most days there are times when I feel like giving up. It’s a…

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Grieving For A Child I Haven’t Lost 

. This is a tough one for me to write because I’m being completely honest here, and I really don’t want to come across as ungrateful. I know that we are extremely lucky that both of our children are…

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Does Autism Effect Siblings?

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the effect that autism can have on a sibling. Strangely it isn’t something that I had ever really thought about until an article popped up on my Facebook feed. Just…

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Say To An Autism Mum

Being the mum of a child with autism is tough, and it can be made harder by the thoughtless comments and judgments that other people often make. It may be a case of people just not knowing…

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Autism Diagnosis: What Happens Next?

My son, Max was recently diagnosed with autism and I think I’ve just about got my head around that, but what happens next? Where do we go from here? What help, if any, is available to us? At…

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An Autism Diagnosis: The Day We’d Been Waiting For

My son has autism. But despite suspecting this for a long time, nothing can prepare you for how it feels when it is confirmed by a medical professional. Monday started out like any other day,…

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Autism: Our Story So Far

The main reason I started this blog was as a place to talk about autism and somewhere to vent when I’d had a bad day. But so far I haven’t spoken about it at all,…

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