Oh sleep it’s a wonderful thing, many crave it, many can drop off so easily. Oh how I wish this was the case for us, sleep is hard to come by. A nice 6 hours sleep many take for granted haha, oh how I would love 6 hours of undisturbed sleep. How I would love… Continue reading Counting sheep……. I wish
Well in just under 3 hours, it will be Meadows 5th birthday. Today has been a mission, we have had meltdown after meltdown because she wants the birthday bunny to come and bring her presents. We have had screaming and shouting, about how unfair it is. She doesn’t get that she has to wait, that… Continue reading Birthday girl!
Well today, just went from bad to extremely worse. It was Pj day at school, and with world book day yesterday, it all just got a bit too much for Meadow. As soon as she came in from school she had one massive meltdown. We’ve had screaming and crying and throwing objects about. We’ve had… Continue reading What the hell happened…
I’m going to forget that you’re autistic And remember that you’re a child. For this brief shining time, I will only see the beauty of you and your world. I will marvel at the spun gold of your hair in the sunlight. How can anything be so impossibly brilliant? I will see the blue-green of… Continue reading Just for today….
The stress levels sometimes within my home are ridiculous. Most days I am so tired by 10am, and because I’m not a coffee drinker it’s an even bigger struggle. Lack of sleep, meltdowns and destruction takes it toll. My coping mechanism has been smoking. YES, yes I know bad habit,not good. Yet I have decided… Continue reading Stress & Coping (sort of)
Well, half term didn’t go to plan at all. I ended up with a stomach bug, which unfortunately the children got, Meadow isn’t good being poorly. After 21 questions on why she is poorly, and when will it go away. This starting at 4am most mornings is not earlier, mummy needs a break. She was… Continue reading Can I have a break please?
With mummy feeling tired and not surprisingly, both her and little lady dropped off to sleep for the night. Not knowing if Meadow would wake again, as she normally does throughout the night. Mummy was woken up by Jesse in the early hours as though he was the energizer bunny. After a big sleep (there… Continue reading Calm after the storm and a superhero.