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An invitation to lead with love.

Jun 16, 2021
Contrary to popular parenting advice, the time when our children return to the safety of our energy after being in trouble is not the time to lecture.
 
It is not the time to remind our...
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Sensory overload and a social hangover.

Jun 09, 2021
Sitting here reminiscing about the good ole masking in social situations; days of extreme and intense anxiety for weeks, months leading up to events with other people.
 
The day would...
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Meeting my (now) husband.

May 19, 2021
In the years of my heavily masked unidentified autistic life, dating was an absolute nightmare.
 
I hated it.
 
Relationships caused me so much confusion, pain, self-doubt and...
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Reclaiming the word "autistic."

May 12, 2021
A great beginning point when becoming a friend and ally to the autistic community is to use the term "autistic" rather than ASD.
 
I see the abbreviation ASD and my skin crawls.
 
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When there's not enough processing time.

Apr 28, 2021
Parenting is tough.
 
Being autistic and parenting can be challenging when we share the same sensory challenges as our little people and need time and space to be calm.
 
Today we...
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I'm not looking at you.

Apr 21, 2021
I can’t tell you how concerning it is that we have such an incredibly uninformed requirement for autistic people to make eye contact.
 
When we understand autism as an identity and...
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Hello there, passive-aggression.

Apr 14, 2021
This morning whilst packing up from a weekend away, one of my children told me I had been passive-aggressive.
 
It was a  shock.
 
I had said “I’m sensing annoyance...
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This is a difficult time. Let's acknowledge that.

Apr 07, 2021
Immerse yourself in communities, places and with people who feel right for you.
 
A group or page isn't necessarily safe or right because someone else says so.
You get to choose.
 
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Awareness month? Nah, not over here.

Mar 31, 2021
This morning I'm reminded of an appointment with an obstetrician in the public system seven years ago.
 
I was heavily pregnant with my last baby.
 
He was going over my subsequent...
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Repeat after me... "I am not my child."

Mar 24, 2021
People need the space and freedom to feel; to explore and understand the incredibly complex depth and range of their emotional life.
 
This begins in childhood.
 
As children,...
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