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Nine Tips on Toileting for Parents

Toileting, like sleeping through the night and a baby’s first words, is something that parents seem to really love talking about. It starts before birth, when people talk cloth vs disposables, covers, clips, nappy bags, and then moves on to the toilet habits of their newborns – are they weeing (and therefore drinking enough), what […]

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Our Autistic Family’s approach to therapy

Therapy is a controversial topic. I have previously discussed why we go back and forth from little to no therapy for our three autistic children. I do not believe in “Early Intervention” or other pathologizing approaches that view autistic people through the lens of brokenness and ableism. We have continually refused all compliance based therapy. […]

There is truly nothing sweeter, nothing more beautiful than settling down for the night, in full knowledge that my family is tucked in and safe right next to me.

Sleep Our Way

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 […]