I recently lost my phone and returned to using my laptop. Frances: What are you doing? Me: I’m just trying to restore some functionality to my digital world… Frances: It’s been an hour!!! #asd #autism #aspergers
I haven’t written anything in this new year mostly because — at some point in 2017 — my life became insanely busy. Pink Cup Sister, who has a learning disability and a social anxiety disorder, now has the symptoms of a severe tic disorder. This disorder includes vocal, phonic, and motor tics, the latter ofContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
Lots of drama yesterday when Frances found this in a toy bin. She actually threw it out which, in itself, is incredible.
Frances: Mummy, I think I’ve had enough of pink doll houses! Me: Frances: Oh, Mummy! Can I show you a video of a dollhouse that I want?
I came across this little gem in Frances’s school journal: “Thurs. Oct. 8, 2015. When I am bored, I annoy my sister. I do: ‘Knock, knock. Do you want to build a snowman?’ It really annoys my sister.” Yes, she knocks on Pink Cup Sister’s bedroom door and sings the Do You Want to BuildContinue reading “Spare time”
Only one of my children, technically, is a tween, but there is no shortage of drama where eight-year-old Frances is concerned, either. Interestingly, her drama involves language with which, if someone else had spoken or if she had been reading, she would have had great difficulty. But it’s her figurative language, and that makes all theContinue reading “Dramatic elements”