Our stories — relationship
Autism Mother - Mother's Day
Moral of the story is: can we support others more like the way they need to be supported and less the way we would want? After all, we are all different.
Go where you are celebrated not tolerated
Physical and mental health go hand in hand, contrary to popular belief. If you check your weight daily or feel guilty after each missed workout, you are neglecting an important aspect of your health. In addition to the fact that stress can be associated with a wide range of health issues, the point of taking care of your health is so that you can enjoy life.
Baobab - from one mother to the other
My son has been diagnosed with autism, coeliac, epilepsy, allergies and other related spectrum of disorders. This has imposed so many challenges over the years, especially in the area of eating. I discovered Aduna Baobab and to an absolute joy I was learning that it comes from another mother from rural Ghana.
So as well as developing my own unique partnership with Ethan, it was a real pleasure to be witness to the relationship between Ethan and Aless, with all its nuances. Not only in the roles of parent and child, but as two people with a deep understanding of one another. Autism, Special Needs, Motherhood...