Autism, Family Life, Parenting, Uncategorized

‘Having’ autism vs ‘being autistic’

For us we take the viewpoint that autism isn’t something to be ‘had’ it’s something we ‘are’. This changes the perspective from the more negative something ‘had’, (a disorder/disease/disability etc) to something that in our view is a superpower, amazing and part of the very identity (with some challenges, yes). This may also be heard… Continue reading ‘Having’ autism vs ‘being autistic’

Family Life, Parenting

Stop saying “be careful!”

Have you ever stopped to think about how many times you call out "Be careful" to your child? I'd be willing to bet that it's zillions of times! While we mean well and our intentions are pure (I mean who doesn't want to protect their beautiful bubbas?!) saying this phrase is not only useless for… Continue reading Stop saying “be careful!”

Family Life, Self Work

Your kids deserve a happy Mama

Mama, you absolutely cannot give your little ones the best of yourself if you aren’t topped up on self care and happiness. You just can’t. You cannot pour from an empty cup as they say. Your kids deserve a happy mama so here’s how to level up! Ask yourself, what is the one  thing I… Continue reading Your kids deserve a happy Mama

Autism, Family Life, Self Work

Having ‘one of those days’? Here’s how to reset

Sometimes when you are having one of ‘Those Days’ where the little ones are going crazy and everything is going wrong and you are feeling overwhelmed (aka you are out of alignment), you need to take a deep breath and think about YOU. Yes, YOU, not the little ones.  It is impossible to be connected… Continue reading Having ‘one of those days’? Here’s how to reset

Autism, Self Work

Having autism vs being autistic

For us in our family we take the viewpoint that autism isn’t something to be ‘had’ it’s something we ‘are’. This changes the perspective from the negative something ‘had’, (a disorder/disease/disability etc) to something that in our view is a superpower, amazing and part of our very identity (with some challenges, yes). This may also… Continue reading Having autism vs being autistic