I have a few incredible friends, a fair few mates and some acquaintances in my life, some of which my mental health literally could not survive without! But this Autism and Pathological Demand Avoidance journey has gifted me with new friends. These friends, I have never met or even spoken to, these friends were friends … Continue reading Friends I dont know 😍
Recently I had to fill out a form (yep another one) about Ethan's likes/ dislikes etc. One of the questions was about the things he likes to play with and that took me a little while to complete to be honest. He does sort of play with toys but they are usually random things that … Continue reading Duplo and Fiddly bits!
And my mental health! I spend a huge amount of time worrying about Ethans mental health and how it will pan out over the next 5-10 years and beyond! I also worry about the mental health of my other kids (the ones still at home are my focus for this blog!) My older daughter is … Continue reading World mental health day……..
This morning was our schools Harvest celebration which strangely now involves a cash charity donation rather than a tin of out of date soup or two which is a real shame as I have been saving this bad boy for just such an occasion! Does anyone really eat this stuff? Anyway, as with any large … Continue reading Sequins And Harvest Festival
After the recent Panorama episode- Kids In Crisis highlighting the failures of the mental health system for our children and showing the heartbreak so many families suffer as a result, I can't help but feel grateful that we, so far seem to have been lucky on our journey in getting a diagnosis so young for … Continue reading Will My Boy Be Another Kid In Crisis?
Excuse the dodgy hair do! She insisted and was much happier than this picture portrays! 😁 So for the eagerly awaited update on school-gate, erm ok maybe not so eagerly awaited (is anyone reading??? Lol) Wow! I honestly did not think that I would be writing such a positive post about this! My darling boy … Continue reading Day One Of Big School- Masking?
We get through a ridiculous amount of Sellotape in this household and this is down to Ethan's fabulous Autistic imagination! Ethan comes up with some great ideas and I am usually the production team. But I have to get it right otherwise there's hell to pay and sometimes trying to understand the vision he has in … Continue reading More Sellotape Please! The Tale Of Three Bunnies