Sensory Meltdowns.

Sensory Meltdowns.

Meltdown or temper tantrum? I often hear oh the word meltdown. If Z is kicking off in town, kicking off or a temper tantrum like a toddler who’s at the age or stage of development to know what they want or don’t want but can’t express that’s...
A week in an autism household.

A week in an autism household.

Another parent first published these one a day over a week on her own Facebook. She kindly let me post them here. I thought they were a great insight to another autism household. Autism is autism right? Z and T should be the same right. No, even though there are many...
The last day of being six

The last day of being six

This year has flown. In a year you’ve achieved so much, it’s hard to believe this time last year you were still in nappies for bed and we had more accidents with poo than we made on the toilet. This time last year you wouldn’t really say anything,...
When you want to quit parenting you know it’s hard!

When you want to quit parenting you know it’s hard!

I love my son but right now I want to quit parenting. I’m sick of the 11 pm finishes and the 3am starts. There isn’t a job in the world with such long hours. There’s no way it would be legal. Yet here we are but with it also expected to work, to carry on...
Tough days

Tough days

I’m sure tough days are so much worse on lack of sleep. This last week has kinda been a nightmare. Tuesday drs for an infected finger, give it 48 hours it should heal on its own. Thursday he had a nighttime accident so have to strip and wash bedding, mine too...
A change of routine.

A change of routine.

Z’s into his fourth year of full time school, his routine has always been we leave, collect the escort, bus, school children and school. I collect him in the bus and dad takes him off at 3.30. This year dads shifts have changed so he’s not here in time to...

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