Our Family Hobbies: TOH

I thought it might be interesting for those of you reading this blog to find out a little bit more about our family. So we're starting with the Head of the Family - TOH.   TOH is a puzzler. He loves Console games that make him think and have a certain amount of challenge to…

An Aspergers Christmas.

As you might expect, Christmas is a time of year that children love. My kids are no exception - and being ASD, they expect certain things. A while back, TOH and I came up with our own Midwinter Festival which we call "Satyulemas" -¬†this starts on the 17th December (Saturnalia),¬† takes in Yule on the…

An Exhausting Weekend

It was Bonfire Night on Sunday. Normally we're excited by fireworks, but this weekend it felt like we were under siege. There have been sporadic fireworks going off since Diwali started on the 15th October, but they were few and far between and kind of fun. TOH isn't bothered by them much and the older…

Finding Normal…

"There is no such thing as Normal." I keep getting told. "Every one is different and unique." That's not the "Normal" that I'm talking about. Everyone in the world, no matter where they are, has a certain level of "Normal" that they like their life to be like. It's different for each person - as…