Parenting

Parenting

When should they walk to school on their own?

So, we’ve been asking ourselves the question ‘When should they walk to school on their own?’ recently. It all started… So, it all started just before the beginning of this new term. Not so little Miss was going to be 9 in November (November 2017) and she wanted to start [...]

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Parenting

Does she have Sensory Processing Disorder?

I had to look up what Sensory Processing Disorder really is after our last visit to the paediatrician. Any diagnosis for not so little Miss If you’ve read some of my earlier posts, you may have read that 6 months, or just over, we went on a first visit to [...]

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Autism Parenting

We sometimes forget about the meltdowns than happen because of change

Can it be easy to clam down a meltdown in a child with Autism? Well, I think the answer to that will always be no -with the caveat that it depends on the child. Some children, from what I have seen, calm down quicker than others. For our kids, we [...]

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Parenting

The ear piercing hunt

It could be a title of the next latest blockbuster movie…??? Probably not, but it was the star event of our Saturday. The back story Probably for a couple of years now our daughter has kept asking to have her ear pieced. Now, I’m a great believer of them being [...]

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General Parenting

Little Mr demolition

It certainly sounds like a funny story when I say it out loud. I like to refer to our son as Little Mr demolition because of the things he leaves in his wake. In fact, you could go as far as saying Ever since we had kids, it’s like a demolition [...]

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Autism Parenting

Parenting a child with autism

Over the past couple of years I’ve read lots of posts and articles on parenting a child with autism, and for the most part, they seem to be very general in the tips and advice they give. The problem is, no one child is the same. Every child is different; regardless [...]

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