Entries by Amanda Mc Guinness

My Autistic Sons Are MY Teachers

I always thought that when I became a parent I would spend my days loving my children, helping them to thrive and to progress–helping them to become the best version of themselves they can be. I thought I would have a dual role, as mother and as teacher. What I have come to realize in […]

It Will Be Alright, Mammy

Tears welling in his beautiful eyes, he places his tiny hands on my face, bringing me close to his. With our noses all but touching he gazes; drawing me deeper still, hoping if he looks just deeply enough I will know what his heart aches to say but cannot. At moments like this, my own […]