Podcast Episode 2 – Charlie Beswick

Welcome to another epsiode of the Stories About Autism podcast! This week I get to talk to Charlie Beswick who writes the blog Our Altered Life. Charlie is the mum to twin boys, Harry and…

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Autism and Christmas: Why I find this time of year so hard

It’s the middle of December and the Christmas season is well and truly under way. Families all over the world have put their trees up, decorated the house, and are getting ready to celebrate. This…

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Sometimes as parents we mess up

Sometimes as parents we mess up. Despite everything we know, everything we’ve learned about raising our kids, we make a mistake. Last night I did just that… I was in the middle of eating my…

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To medicate or not to medicate: The final chapter

Deciding whether to medicate your child or not isn’t something you ever expect to have to do as a parent. There’s no mention of it in the how-to books you read. It’s not a decision…

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In our house autism is…

Autism. This small word attempts to describe what life is like for millions of families across the world who share some similar behaviours and traits, but are also completely unique. Being blessed with two boys…

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