Tagged: Gilbert

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The real face of albinism

Today I’m the proudest mum on the earth. My son gave 10 presentations to his schoolmates talking about his experience as a person with albinism in the lead up to International Albinism Awareness Day on...

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Demystifying Albinism: Skin Deep

Welcome to my ongoing series on demystifying albinism. Before you get settled in I recommend you check out my previous posts on the following topics: Demystifying Albinism: The Power of Popular Perception Demystifying Albinism:...

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Gilbert and the pugs

Nathan and I have always wanted a dog. From the moment we got together and then moved in together and then married, we have wanted to share our life with a furry companion. A...

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Autism and the Silly Season

For many people on the autism spectrum, the busyness and social nature of the lead up to Christmas and the end of the year can prove too much. There’s the changes in routine, particularly...

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Regression

We are experiencing a period of regression with Gilbert at the moment. A time where he is so stressed out that he is returning to past obsessions and special interests to find comfort and...

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Oh Happy Day

If you had been following any of my social media accounts today you would have seen my proud pictures and posts about my boy receiving an award at his school’s presentation day. Now, if...

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A Boy’s Happiness

It’s been so long since I’ve had the chance to write a thankful post but I really am very thankful for the happiness of my boy right at this very moment. image source He...

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Gilbert’s Ninjago Party

If you are a regular reader (and if you aren’t, why in heavens aren’t you?) you would know that I have been preoccupied with Gilbert’s 9th birthday and planning for his Ninjago party. Well...

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When Will the Bubble Burst?

So, yesterday my big kids headed back to school. And it could not have gone any better. I still can’t quite believe it. We worked hard to make it as smooth a transition as...