Autism, Parenting

The Things I Wished​ I Had Said To All The People Who Have Ever Judged Autism

I still remember the day we were sat down and told Josh had ASD, Autistic Spectrum Disorder. I remember hearing echoes and everything merging into one blob of fuzziness as I stared gormlessly at my child who was mumbling to himself in a corner. Oblivious, he was lining up cars in height order, involuntarily shaking… Read More The Things I Wished​ I Had Said To All The People Who Have Ever Judged Autism

Family, Parenting

The Real Reason Why I’m Loving The Big Age Gap Between Our Kids

We have a bit of an age gap between our children; Josh was born August 2005, Finn December 2007 and we now have Austyn, December 2015, and it's only once you see them all together that you realise just how grown up the older ones are. As everyone is aware, when we first found out… Read More The Real Reason Why I’m Loving The Big Age Gap Between Our Kids

Pregnancy

Part 4: An Unexpected Journey At 7 Weeks Pregnant

Screw the hype of The Hobbit, the roller coaster of emotions we have just been on really has been "An Unexpected Journey" of a lifetime, but now everything seems to be coming together. Fingers crossed. After speaking with BAT (Burgess Autistic Trust) we decided that the boys needed to know our potential pending arrival sooner rather than later,… Read More Part 4: An Unexpected Journey At 7 Weeks Pregnant