• Autism
  • How to be Brave

    It wouldn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that I’ve been down lately. Life has been various shades of grey, and some times in the face of such adversity the only thing we can do is survive.  I’ve spoken at length about the additional challenges we face as an autism family, and the relentlessness of it sometimes means […]

  • parenting
  • Do You Have a Crisis Plan?

    When I started seeing a counsellor after I had my first breakdown at 22, she said something that has always stuck with me. “You seem to spend an awful lot of time looking after everyone else, but who looks after you?” Her words at the time were a bit of a revelation, because until that point […]