I Don’t Mind Pity

This is in response to some posts I’ve read from some really lovely mothers of autistic children.  I understand where they are coming from but I would like to present a friendly alternative argument. I like being autistic, I could do without the accompanying depression/anxiety & physical illness, but I am still glad to beContinue reading “I Don’t Mind Pity”

Not A Good Day!

I’ll start with the worst news, starting at the important bit my aunt is alive; my aunt was on holiday in Germany and was hit by a truck.  My aunt is the most beautiful woman I have ever met inside and out.  She has beautiful long dark hair & dark eyes and is tall andContinue reading “Not A Good Day!”

Frustration Eating Me Alive! Part 2

Part 1 here But lately as my two youngest reach the age that it all fell apart for the older two I am starting to feel a frustration at these events.  I am afraid it is my internal conviction that my girls are talented but will never get anywhere. It is very disheartening to seeContinue reading “Frustration Eating Me Alive! Part 2”

Frustration Eating Me Alive! Part 1

A child on the school stage plays a wrong note.  Ha, triumph; this will teach you to steal my child’s limelight.  A second bad note, oh my God, that poor child!  How can I be such a monster?  She’s my child’s friend! But I feel that my kids need to be seen.  They need theirContinue reading “Frustration Eating Me Alive! Part 1”

Dyslexic Daughter upDate

In my normal style of dealing with anything I have acquired books about my daughter’s 2 new conditions. I can’t read them yet.  When I find a subject stressful I find when I try to read about it the words swim & hurt my head (more than usual).  I often read by mentally spiraling theContinue reading “Dyslexic Daughter upDate”

Job Application – Public Speaker

I speak a lot of drivel, but I have been assured it is erudite, interesting drivel.  Admittedly I can get caught like a deer in the headlights if I become over stressed; but all it takes is one question and Pow!  My intellectual conceit and verbosity come to the fore and before you know itContinue reading “Job Application – Public Speaker”

Good…Bad… Well News Anyway

  I have just returned from the psychologist with my youngest’s diagnosis.  Now she was diagnosed 6 years ago with Autism but they are now pretty sure she also has dyslexia and attention deficit disorder. Good news?  Well we know now and there are things that can be done about it.  She’s even smarter thanContinue reading “Good…Bad… Well News Anyway”

Lisa gets a little over excited

I went to a meeting about my youngest daughter at her school.  Fantastic meeting the deputy and her Pastoral care teacher, they are so all over her problems I love them.  I love her school, Swan Valley Anglican Community School most fantastic pastoral care program I’ve ever even heard of. Back to my point, soContinue reading “Lisa gets a little over excited”