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

Food, Pregnancy

Part 6: The Truth About How Potatoes Are Scientifically Proven To Bring Happiness (& Sadness) To Families

With each pregnancy, you become more emotionally unstable. While I have no scientific evidence to back up this statement I believe it to be accurate and at the moment, in my 6 months pregnant state, no one will question this as there are two ways it could go; 1. The opposing person is shut down immediately with a… Read More Part 6: The Truth About How Potatoes Are Scientifically Proven To Bring Happiness (& Sadness) To Families

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