As my children get older, I have become more comfortable and confident in our parenting choices. You see, to raise your children in a way that is completely opposite from the way in which you were raised takes a lot of determination. It is a huge leap of faith at times. There has been an […]
About Cat Walker
Cat Walker is an autistic writer who lives in the US with her neurodivergent family. She enjoys spending her days learning at home with her children. Cat is a voracious reader of fiction who probably drinks too much coffee and kombucha. Cat is new to advocacy and is a firm believer that all children deserve to be raised with respect and kindness without the use of threats or manipulation.
Entries by Cat Walker
I love to travel. I need to travel. I am privileged to be able to do so on a regular basis. My neurodivergent family has been privileged to take several trips, domestic and international. For us, I’ve found two keys to success: flexibility and leaving all expectations at home. I travelled a fair amount before […]
A basic Google search on “autism sleep” quickly returns over twenty eight million results. I daresay there aren’t many places that autism is discussed without sleep being a part of those discussions. I will confess that I live in a very well insulated bubble and am a bit flabbergasted when I step out of my […]
He should sleep by himself. He should be medicated. He should be in school. He should eat more. He should be in a social skills group. He should spend less time on his iPad. He should know how to play alone. He should answer when spoken to. He should stop nursing. He should cry himself […]