Category Archives: Autism

Weighted Lap Mat {Odd Sock Series}

Chatterbox’s OT made her a weighted blanket for her bed and a weighted lap mat for school.  The only problem was that when Chatterbox sat with her legs crossed the lap mat wasn’t quite long enough to go over her … Continue reading

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Sensory Room Update

On the 21st of April I mentioned that we had started building our sensory room (click here for original post).  We have now done a lot more than start!  It feels like it is almost finished and hardly even started … Continue reading

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On the road again

In our house, I am the only driver.  As part of Grumpy’s medical condition, his eyes aren’t great and he had to hand back his licence.  On the whole, I don’t mind driving, which is lucky since I do a … Continue reading

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Sensory Room

It’s my Mum’s birthday tomorrow.  Mum and Dad were coming up to help us start enclosing our carport to make a garage.  I tried to organise a bit of a surprise party with my brother and sister coming up as … Continue reading

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There’s a hole in my bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza

Grumpy and I are doing a course at the moment on reparative parenting.  It’s a pretty full on course for foster and kinship carers.  It covers attachment issues, how these influence behaviours and how to deal with the behaviours.  It’s … Continue reading

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Ultimate Blog Party 2013

  So, I only started my blog a few days ago but I’m already going to a blog party!  If you have come here from the UBP, please leave me a comment! I started this blog to share my experiences … Continue reading

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Fort Knox

This time exactly one month ago Grumpy and I had just gotten home from our friend’s wedding.  We were absolutely exhausted.  I can hear you thinking: “Exhausted?  But it’s only 10pm!”.  Yep.  Exhausted.  Physically and emotionally.  “But why?” you ask.  … Continue reading

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