Tagged: Matilda

Autism and the silly season 9

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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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...

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Proud as Punch

Have I told you lately how proud I am of my kiddos? I don’t think I could be any prouder of them right now. image credit Gilbert is powering through the end of the...

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Then & Now

As we careen towards the end of the year I have found myself comparing where we are now to where we were at the same time last year. This time last year we were...

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My two ASD kids are like chalk & cheese

My two eldest kids might both be on the autism spectrum but any similarity ends there. Image Credit They are chalk and cheese. And these school holidays have highlighted just how different they really...

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Lessons Learned

image source  This term has been a big one for my school kids. There’s been so much on every week, culminating recently with their athletics carnival and education week concert. Both very important but inconveniently...

The Blood Test - creation of a lifelong phobia - www.myhometruths.com 8

The Blood Test

Today was a rather traumatic day for both myself and Matilda Bear. She has needed to have blood tests taken for some time now and after one failed attempt which ended rather badly (i.e....