It is not your fault

It can be bittersweet sometimes watching the boys as they play happily on their own. Peeping through Conor’s bedroom door I watch as he happily…

Face the fear and do it anyway

Face the fear and do it anyway. Sometimes I wish I could go back in time to when I was young; somehow, back then things…

Orchard Toys make Learning Fun

Every family has their “go-to” toys, family favorites, much loved, worn out games, puzzles and toys that will hold a treasured place in the memories…

Conors fight

Conor’s Fight to find his Voice. I think one of the absolute hardest parts about Autism for me as a Mum is not hearing my…

Living inside the Autism Bubble

Peering up into my eyes, my lovely Jack smiles and I smile back as we sit together while all are sleep. He turns away from…

We are back on the Autism Road

  Starting Over This week a new chapter in Jack’s short life has begun. A step in the right direction for him and us as…

Christmas Surprises

With Christmas just a few short days away (Yeeey!!), we were incredibly lucky when the brilliant people of Orchard Toys sent us on their fab…

When Santa can’t help

I think the song goes “it’s the most wonderful time of the year” and it is, mostly. I have always loved Christmas, loved Santa, loved…

When dreams come true

Sometimes when I look back to before I knew Conor had Special Needs I get a lump in my throat, my heart tightens a little…

Book Shelf

I have been asked many times what books I have read that I have found most useful. Over the years I have read so many,…