The cup is full…

the cup is full

So I wrote this post earlier this week and within a few hours of it going live, I received an email that  made me cry fat ugly tears. So I thought it was only fair that I share it with you. Thankfully the lovely Snoskred agreed with me and has allowed me to publish her words below... Her cup of human interaction was probably full. I've spoken about that before on your blog, but I might not have mentioned the struggle we had as a family with that. For me, from year 7 onwards, I had … [Continue reading...]

Ten tips for beating mummy guilt

Ten tips for beating mummy guilt

Last week we had one of those days where Poss just refused to go to school. I could wax lyrical for a whole blog post about why this might be, but the reality is, I've got no idea. She just woke up and said no. Some days are like that. We fought for about an hour, the whole time I was getting dressed, pretending it wasn't happening and quietly freaking out. The day stretched ahead of me, filled with meetings and deadlines. Husband had already left for the office hours before, and my mum, … [Continue reading...]

A small in

A small in

Some days I feel like there’s a chasm between Poss and I; we speak in single sentences, her focussed on her world, me just trying to keep my head above water. Work is busy in a ‘still trying to find my feet’ kind of way, and third term has always been notoriously crazy. I know […]

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Five great resources for puberty and autism

Five great resources for puberty and autism

A while ago I spent the night hanging with my mum, talking about puberty with the team from Autism Victoria. I don’t think we spoke about it as much when I was going through it, so I think we both might have learnt something sitting in that conference room while we chewed self consciously on home […]

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The big, the small and the sick

The big, the small and the sick

You know that feeling when you’re coughing so hard that you’re actually (and legitimately) concerned you might burst some kind of blood vessel in your brain? No? Just me? Ok then. I’ve had a terrible cold for the past week or so. It might have been the flu. It might still be the flu. The […]

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