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Bright Side of Life
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Confession Time!
This RDI mom has been very slack of late! No excuses. No guilt. Took a break. Changed my focus. Gave myself extra time. Thought about myself, my family. Concentrated on living. Embraced my photography hobby. Endeavouring to strike a balance. Always an RDI m...

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Facebook page
Sadly, I have had to shut down 'The Bright Side of Life' facebook page. I was getting hit with spam and it was time consuming trying to keep my page free of extremely dodgy and undoubtably fake followers. They (whoever they may be) say there is a season for...

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Escapism
Those in the know understand the complexities of raising a child with special needs and that of being a full time carer. Parents who are further down the track (like me) also understand the importance of having an interest in something that doesn't have any...

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Reality 2017
What do you do? When you realise that 2017 is the year that your special needs child is turning 18? When it hits home that this should be his last year of schooling? When it dawns on you that this is the year he qualifies for a driver's licence? When your h...

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Hello 2017
Wow, where has the time gone? I have so many little stories to tell but am unsure of where to start! Our family recently spent five weeks with my side of the family in New Zealand, including three nights in Sydney. Nick was a rock star. He handled everythin...

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Travel and the Autistic Teen
There is much excitement in our house. We are off to New Zealand next week to spend some quality time with my side of the family. As you can imagine, the trip is a big deal for us because Nick is also coming along. Fingers and toes crossed that the flights ...

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Flower Collection ~ Week Forty Two


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Flower Collection ~ Week Forty One


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Flower Collection ~ Week Forty


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Autism is.....
At a recent workshop I was given a piece of paper and asked to complete the following sentence; 'Autism is...............' My first thought was to write down, 'Autism is a neurological condition and is characterised by the following......' How dull. I scrap...
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