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Love & Marriage

80% of all marriages where the couple have an autistic child end in divorce…or so the story goes. The truth is somewhat different. Advertisements

14 February, 2014 · 3 Comments

Vaximom: Guggie’s at it again

She’s back, with more kids and badder than ever! Congratulations, Vaximom, on the birth of baby boy number three.

16 January, 2014 · 10 Comments

MMR and Autism – Our Story

This is a story like ones that thousands upon thousands of mothers with autistic children could tell about what happened when their child had the MMR vaccine. It is one … Continue reading

10 April, 2013 · 93 Comments

Ryan’s Story

Bonkers doesn’t begin to describe things here in Wales at the moment. Our local authority is looking to slash millions off its annual budget and, you guessed it, disabled people … Continue reading

10 February, 2013 · 1 Comment

Growing Children – Autism

Broadcast 13th August BBC 4. Available on BBC iPlayer until the 3rd September 2012.

14 August, 2012 · 9 Comments

Jazz Hands

This post is for Autistics Speaking Day 2011 Pwdin, my three and a half year old autistic son, loves Mammy, Daddy, catalogues and his sausage dog KaBoom. Perhaps more than … Continue reading

31 October, 2011 · 6 Comments

Back to school – not too soon

Half term is officially over. Aidan is back at the college where he works and all my teacher friends are back in their schools too. Even so, my little Pwdin  … Continue reading

31 October, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Fail on Sunday

Thanks Chris McKee for pointing me in the direction of this piece in one of the Mail on Sunday’s pull-outs. It nor its sister paper the Daily Mail are publications … Continue reading

23 October, 2011 · 2 Comments

Vaccine Reactions – OW!

Rugby is a big deal in our house. It has to be – I live there. The Rugby Union World cup reached the quarter final stage at the weekend and … Continue reading

10 October, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tickling in the name of science

My Little Pwdin   is just back from school. Unlike millions of others I’m rather fond of Mondays. It’s the day I get to do a lot of writing, hoover up … Continue reading

3 October, 2011 · 2 Comments

A proper post at last

My Little Pwdin is in school and I’m full of coffee and snot debating whether or not to go back to bed. First things first though a good catch up … Continue reading

27 September, 2011 · 1 Comment

TV causes autism says “expert”

Aric Sigman is riding Susan Greenfield’s coat-tails again! BBC Won’t Take its Own Medicine You can read more of my articles here:

13 September, 2011

A Very Different Monday

Yes, I’m writing this on an Monday! My little Pwdin has crashed early and is tucked up in bed. How long he’ll stay that way is anyone’s guess. Tommorrow nursery … Continue reading

5 September, 2011 · 3 Comments


By day the full time mother of an autistic toddler. By night the full time mother of autistic toddler. I am AUTISMUM! (less superhero, more  side-kick). Initially, I had no … Continue reading

26 August, 2011 · Leave a comment




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