The first lockdown last year brought on a whole range of emotions for me, most of which were focused on my immediate family situation rather than the bigger picture of an international health crisis. The thought of having all three children at home 24/7 with no playgroups, no extra curricular activities, and no family orContinue reading “Lockdown 1”
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Getting an assessment
Having been advised that to get a referral to CAMHS I would need input from school or the GP, I went to the GP. I did a ‘brain dump’ of Katie when she was at her best and Katie when she was struggling, wrote it all down and asked him to read it, because IContinue reading “Getting an assessment”
I’m sure it’s nothing, but….
This really isn’t intended to be a blog about autism or about me being an ‘autism mum’ – because I’m not autistic and I’m Katie’s mum not an autism mum. I also have a long way to go in learning more about autism and supporting Katie. This is literally just to document some of theContinue reading “I’m sure it’s nothing, but….”
When I was younger I used to write in a diary, from when I was 11 right up until I was 28 and about to give birth to my first baby. I’ve always been a bit of a talker and like to get things off my chest, but after I became a mum I neverContinue reading “The Start!”