My Home Truths Real life confessions of a special needs parent (with a side of autism, albinism & fun!)

Gilbert ready for high school - 6

My First Thoughts on High School

Gilbert started high school this week. Image courtesy ABC Newcastle It’s been something we’ve been planning for, dreading and awaiting, for quite a long time now. In some ways, the long summer holidays were...

SMART Goals for 2017 - 0

SMART Goals for 2017

Last year I ditched traditional words and resolutions for the year ahead. I already know they don’t work for me so there’s no point even contemplating them (although if they work for you, go...

2016 was actually pretty good to me - 5

2016 was actually good to me

2016 has been universally panned as one of the worst years ever. It’s not hard to see why. So many celebrity deaths. So much political upheaval. So little peace & kindness and joy. Wars,...