Autism and My Appreciation of Life

Dear Fellow Mum on the Autism Journey… life is definitely not all easy though. I miss being able going to the park while the kids play and enjoy a coffee. He is a runner and my eyes at all times while we are out and about must be on him. I miss that at the age of 4.5 yrs he has still not called me Mum. I miss being able to go out for dinner and not be on edge the whole time, sitting still is not his strong point.

You Don’t Need To Know Everything About Autism

Dear Fellow Mum on the Autism Journey, ……. When Clay was born, right from the get go he had issues we now know are part of him being autistic. He couldn’t latch on while breastfeeding. He was the quietest, happiest baby though. At six months he struggled to transition to solids. We had to attend a feeding clinic for me to learn how to introduce solids to him.

Motherhood – You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup

Motherhood is a journey. We must navigate through the peaks and the valleys. We must realise that self-care is not selfish – it’s a non-negotiable. And we must realise that we cannot pour from an empty cup. So in order to look after your loved ones, you must first look after you.

I Implore You – Use Your Superpower

You are the only one who can look them in the eyes and know exactly what they are thinking. You dare to dream big with them and show the world what you already know.