Tagged: stress

THE STRESS OF AUTISM PARENTING - www.myhometruths.com 18

The stress of autism parenting

My two eldest children headed back to school today. After weeks of preparation and stress and lack of routine, it was finally back to normal life for my ASD kids. Although we have done...

Gilbert in New Zealand - www.myhometruths.com 26

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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Challenging the ASD Child

image source There is a fine line between challenging your ASD child and pushing them too hard. I know. I have crossed that line quite a few times over the years. But it is...

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Facing My Demons

 image source There’s a little blue house opposite a park. It looks so innocuous, so peaceful, so pleasant. It is decorated in a mix of traditional and modern styles. Polished wooden floors mix with...

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Reclaiming my Mental Health

I wrote a post a few years back, Maintaining my Mental Health, which was a post I wrote about my own warning signs and what I need to do when I recognise my mental health...

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The Trouble With NAPLAN

Yes, I am going there. My son is sitting NAPLAN for the first time today and I have very mixed feelings about it. image source Personally I am proud that he is going to...