When was the last time that you felt truly overwhelmed by an emotion? Fear? Sorrow? Anger? Confusion? When was the last time you felt like there was honestly no one to turn to, no way to make it better, no path back to a place where life made sense and the world kept turning? Think […]
About Someone’s Mum
Danielle is an ex-English teacher living on the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border in the U.K. with her husband and young family. She has two children—a boy, nearly 4, who was diagnosed on the autistic spectrum when he was 2, and a daughter, who is 19 months. She blogs about general parenting topics, as well as her experience with autism and issues surrounding teaching, at Someone’s Mum.
It’s a muggy summer morning, just before 11 a.m., and parents are gathering along the edge of a field that is laid out with brightly coloured objects — balls and sacks and bean bags and tennis racquets. We don’t know anyone – my son was late to move to the preschool room and has only […]