What can you accomplish in 30 seconds?? How can your life change in 30 seconds?? Do you realise that 30 seconds can mean different things to different people accomplishing different things or travelling different paths?? Today 30 seconds brought a lot of realisation into our journey. … I thought back….. It took 30 seconds for … More 30 Seconds….
Again I am staring at my blinking cursor knowing what I want to say but not quite know how to word it. I find myself asking myself why I am so worried about how I word things, so as not to upset someone else, when they just seem to say what they think and … More Food for thought…
Today I read a blog post from a mom who entitled her post “My son has the kind of autism no one talks about” I urge you to google it and have a read. To read this moms anguish just instilled with me again that no matter how bad we think we have it there … More That kind of Autism……
“How do you explain Autism?” …….great choice of a post I say to myself as I stare at the cursor blinking on my blank page……(as I sort of know what I want to say, but am also not sure how to word it)…..But I have been prompted into writing this post by a comment made to … More How do you explain Autism?…
Wow, that is a question that could be aimed at a lot of people for a whole lot of different reasons. Do people understand fully what parents with special needs kids go through?…..NO Do we as parents fully understand what our special needs kids go through?…. NO Do our autistic children fully understand the world … More Do you understand?
Well…..its been sometime since my last post, although I did mean to post around Christmas time again like I do every year ……so lets start there! For Christmas this year not only did we go to stay with good friends of ours in Cape Town, we also did a bit of a road trip staying … More Progress…so happy its still continuing….
To say I have been thinking about this blog for a few days now is an understatement. I have considered writing it, then decided not too, then considered it again and eventually have decided to put my thoughts down on this subject! A few weeks back Jordan was attacked by a German Shepherd at our … More “That kind of child…….”
I am so excited!!! and no it is not MY birthday,…..my autistic son is turning 11! So what is causing the excitement you ask? I am excited about the progress he has made. To a point of running through the house now singing “Its two more sleeps till my birthday, its two more sleeps to … More Birthday Wishes
When your child is diagnosed with a dissability or some sort of “difference to the norm” all of your hopes and dreams seem to (to put it bluntly) die. You begin to think that they will never lead a normal life and will be dependant on you always. Whilst for some this unfortunately may be … More “The girl of my dreams”……..
Well, the writing of this post has been inspired by a friend who had been asked to address a small group of parents of special needs children. She asked us the question “what would be the one thing we would share about our journey” and this got me thinking. Should I tell her how I … More Dark Days Becoming Bright