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

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Matilda Reviews…Cheer Chick Charlie

Post in collaboration with Cheer Chick Charlie Matilda has been begging me for the chance to review something for a while so she can add content to her youtube channel, Kittycat Pink. Which reminds me,...

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Get the kettle on for Epilepsy!

I love my cups of tea. Never coffee, just tea (or hot chocolate for special occasions!) I like it strong, hot and with milk. It’s one of my little pleasures and I have a...

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Speech Therapy and Autism

Post in collaboration with Box Hill Speech Pathology Clinic When Gilbert was first diagnosed with autism, speech therapy (also known as speech pathology), was suggested as a necessary therapy for him. I’ve shared before...

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How to make time for yourself as a carer

One of the biggest challenges I face as a special needs parent is finding time for myself. It’s not easy, in between writing, parenting, medical appointments, after school activities, housework, therapies, family commitments and...

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How Halloween Won Me Over

Last year, I shared that I was a Halloween Grinch. I even ended up on radio, chatting to 1233 ABC Newcastle Drive presenter, Paul Bevan, discussing my concerns about Halloween as a parent. It’s a divisive subject and many others agreed...

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Holiday Myths and Autism

Matilda, my eldest daughter, turned 11 this weekend. So I guess it was no surprise when she pulled me aside recently to ask me a very important question: “Is Santa Claus real, Mum?” As...