Reality Bites: Autism and daily life

I try to practise positivity and strive to see the good in everything. It’s part personality, part determination, I guess. I honestly don’t see the point in dwelling on the negatives. I would much rather acknowledge that something is wrong and concentrate...
Trusting your instincts

Trusting your instincts

One of the biggest challenges I’ve faced over the years as a special needs parent has been identifying when I should trust my instincts. From the beginning, I’ve experienced a constant battle between head and heart. Like all mothers, I’ve wanted to...
Autism & Theme Parks

Autism & Theme Parks

If you have been following along on social media you would be all across the fact that we have just spent the last 10 days on the Gold Coast, enjoying a long overdue family holiday. A big part of any family holiday to the Gold Coast is a visit to one of the many theme...

12 Autism Tips for Everyday Life

I’ve been an autism parent for over 11 years now so it’s fair to say I’ve learned a few things along the way. For instance I’ve learned that my kids need downtime each day or my life will be a whole lot harder than it needs to be. A whole lot...