July 25, 2017

Attachment Parenting and autism.

Do they seem at odds with one another?

For those who don't know, here's a quick definition:
"Attachment parenting (AP) is a parenting philosophy that proposes methods which aim to promote the attachment of mother and infant not only by max...

July 23, 2017

We're at the point of technological advances where I probably have to explain what a tickertape is to some people. A rolling tickertape is also what live news reports have, scrolling from right to left with new information. And that's the most simplified way of explain...

July 21, 2017

 Having known me for months already, when the midwife had to deliver the breastfeeding talk she was already prepared for the fact I'd done my research and had probably memorized stats. I naively thought this would be the most obvious way that being autistic would affec...

July 20, 2017

Disclaimer:  my experiences and views do not necessarily represent those of all autistic parents.

Hang on. Do you see this type of cautionary clause every time a neurotypical parent writes an article?

Certainly not. But I feel compelled to do so because Schematic Process...

July 20, 2017

With the recent sad passing of George A Romero, I've come to reflect on the amazing achievement of leaving a whole genre behind for the world to enjoy. While the news has become a showcase of his greatest contributions, I can't help but see striking similarities to my...

July 20, 2017

As you may have read in my last post, I was lucky enough to have some of my writing featured in the women's magazine 'The M Word'. The first article, a 600-word piece on being an autistic mother, was well-received and garnered the warmest of responses from readers.


July 18, 2017

It always feels too early to get up. Feeling fuzzy-headed, short-changed and dreading my phone's clock telling me it's an 'In Between Time'. This time is one of those times; early enough that the day feels like it's been stretched too much already, just late enough tha...

July 16, 2017

Over the last few months I've been writing a fair bit. Learning I'm autistic and always have been has been a huge, life-changing piece of news. Becoming a Mum for the second time has also changed my world forever. And my tastebuds, apparently. Since pregnancy I've been...

July 16, 2017

Wipe your (metaphorical) feet as you come in. Actually, don't bother. I have two kids under three. You're best off wiping your feet on the way out. Oh and check your pockets. The toddler will put random small objects in them and before you know it you're randomly handi...

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