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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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Food, glorious food!

Jun 04, 2021

Trigger Warning: Mentions food, eating disorders and sensory aversions.

Please note the below is my personal experience and I am not a qualified medical professional or dietician.

 

Food....

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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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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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You might be doing it wrong.

Feb 04, 2021

Many parents and educators will often witness behaviour from neurodivergent people and find it baffling or confusing because they’re unable to connect it to a particular and recent event.


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PDA (Pathological Demand Avoidance) and villains.

Dec 27, 2020
Why do so many children with a PDA autistic profile take on the character of a villain, a bad guy or a monster, werewolf, zombie, anything that seems a disapproved of figure?
 
Because we...
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Her behaviour was unacceptable.

Dec 04, 2020

(Shared with permission from my adult daughter.)

 

Cleaning out the shed today, I found a box of things collected since my teens.

I felt such sadness when I found this.

I was 18 when my first...

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