Our Family ; Designed by God

2373 Sacred Scripture and the Church’s traditional practice see in large families a sign of God’s blessing and the parents’ generosity.163 (Catechism of the Catholic Church) Most people know we are expecting our 8th baby this October. When I found out, shock was an understatement and it’s taking a while for it to truly sink in. I was still very… Read more →

Autism: At the Heart of Our Home

Would you believe me if I told you it’s 3 mins to 3am and I’m wide awake but completely relaxed at the same time? It’s school holidays and it’s a very hectic time of the year. Full of excitement and noise in our small four bedroom home. Everyday has its challenges and at the moment my main challenge is finding… Read more →

A Month of Reflections

Autism and CFS under one roof. This time of year always brings me to a pause to stop and reflect. Last month in April, was Autism awareness month. I do my small bit when I can by posting about Autism on my Facebook but sometimes it doesn’t seem enough yet honestly that’s all I can manage. The word Autism has… Read more →

The power of friendship

Its amazing isn’t it, the power of a relationship and the affect it can have on us. Whether being a positive or a negative one we more or less come out of it learning something new if not about that person, but defiantly about ourselves. In the last six month I am lucky enough to have meet someone who is… Read more →

Reality-putting the pieces together

Sometimes we think its easier to fool ourselves. Sometimes to convince ourselves that something is not true, is not going to happen is easier than facing reality. Unfortunately though when its time to finally face reality, it can hit harder than it might have if we had just been honest to ourselves from the start. Thomas , our seven year… Read more →