Tag Archives: Carers

A Plea From The Ranks Of Carers At Home

I write this as a plea. Our Prime Minister tells us to stop panic buying, there’s enough for all, stock up in case you need to self-isolate for 14 days, but leave some for others. Please. Mr Johnson, I would … Continue reading

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Back Up: 99 Word Flash Fiction And The Stigma of Asperger’s Syndrome

When my daughter was sixteen and battling chronic anxiety which made school practically impossible for her, our GP referred her for counselling.  She took her time to do her make up and dress in her unique, slightly goth/punk style and … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Verdict and my Cat Article Published!

This post was planned for yesterday, but as is so often the case my plans went slightly awry.   No point explaining why, I will just say that sometimes we mums all know what it’s like when our time is needed … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pudding

We have a joke, my Aspie daughter and I. When things get too much and she observes that peculiar glazed look I get in my eyes matching only the heaviness of my heart, she asks: “Have you lost control of … Continue reading

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