I wake each day wondering what the weather will be like in our house. We have a particular little person who is the weather man in our house. For reasons beyond our predictability, he will wake angry at everything and everyone, defying EVERY single request, or if we are lucky, he may wake peaceful. Even… Continue reading A mother’s grief is Christ’s triumph
Most articles you read about diagnosing kids with ADHD under the age of 2 believe it is nonsense. All kids are active, you can't possibly diagnose a child that young. Well, ever since Mr Marathon started to walk, walk disappeared from his vocabulary. He runs. He runs everywhere. You hear his little feet pitter patter… Continue reading High risk babies and toddlers: A mother’s intuition.
We've had a recent breakthrough with Mr Picasso (6) at school. His teacher was going crazy. 'Mumma, he talks nonstop and fidgets in his chair constantly, always asking for toilet breaks, and quite often needs to stand during circle time.' Firstly, I love his school. I love that if a kid needs to stand during… Continue reading ADHD vs Sensory Processing Disorder
Over the past few years I've really struggled to feel at peace with all things. Peace with our location, peaceful with emotions, at peace with where I am in life. It wasn't until yesterday that I had a revelation. I've always prided myself on remaining balanced and not losing my identity as a mum. I… Continue reading Is my identity on the correct path?
My Mumma Bear's heart is broken tonight. The really difficult thing about having a child on the milder end of the spectrum with High Functioning Autism is awareness. Awareness they are different, awareness they don't get invited on playdates, awareness their siblings have friends, awareness they are missing out. Mr Science (10) shows a huge… Continue reading Friendships on the spectrum: Our heart breaking reality.
I've been really wrestling with God lately. I've been praying faithfully for healing for Mr Science for 6 years, yes, 6 years!!! This journey has really brought me closer to God and has taught me about steadfast faith, which I've really grown in. Reflecting upon how much I've grown and learnt about steadfast faith, I… Continue reading Glimpses of hope: When God comes to the healing party.
I know, I know, there are heaps of reasons for going gluten free. It helps to restore a leaky gut, helps to reduce inflammation in the body, and can help calm a kid's farm. There are plenty of reasons for it, but the team against is seeming more powerful right now. I've recently been diagnosed… Continue reading Did you say gluten-free? Just when I thought it couldn’t get any harder.