Hello my lovely bloggy friends,
Be warned…. this Mommy is well and truly ticked off.
My kids deserve better, and I will no-longer be a door mat.
Today I spent time thinking how rude and ignorant people can be.
I try SO hard to give all people the benefit of the doubt.
But today I realised that a certain group of people will always be the way they are.
For the past 13 years they have never accepted the way my precious *AJ is.
Today, my little *CAL was totally ignored for two and a half hours.
I was spoken over, ignored and made to feel attacked and ridiculous.
Because, let’s face it… ASD is not real is it???….pfft.
So as hard as I have tried to understand these people and as much as I would love for them to accept me and my kids.
I have to do what is best for my kids.
To be ignored for that length of time in a room of eight people, to me, is not a healthy environment for any child.
A child on the Spectrum who struggles with social interaction and a lack of confidence is going to be even more damaged by this.
I had to make a hard decision, but I feel the right one.
Now let me just show you how AMAZING my little *CAL is!!!!
We went to fetch a new carpet from a carpet ware house. We also wanted to look at new beds.
The beds were displayed on a first floor balcony.
My *CAL has a terrible fear of heights.
Also, with her dyspraxia her gross motor skills, and problems with balance, cause her to have to come down stairs leading with one foot.
I managed to get her up the stairs by focussing on the wall, I hadn’t really thought how I was going to get her back down.
This is what she saw from the top…!!!
Silly, silly Mommy.
This is how she reacted…!!!
Cling very tightly to Daddy, having a panic attack.
After a lot of talking and explaining that Mommy would be right on the side of her and Daddy in front.
She finally managed to get down the stairs.
She was SO excited that she managed to do this, we just had to do it ALL OVER again.
Mr Locoman and me…. just watched and waited for the novelty to wear off.