As many of you who follow my blog will know by now, I have 3 children under 6, the middle one who is autistic. After his diagnosis 4 years ago it become evident to me that autism is an area along with many “invisible disabilities” that need more awareness and people to understand the effectsContinue reading “Autistic – Not Naughty”
It is inevitable that as a parent one day your child will ask if they can have a pet. As a child I constantly asked for an array of different animals that I could call a pet to which my mother denied me the chance sending me to desperate measures such as keeping caterpillars inContinue reading “The Truth about Pets and Children”
We received a lovely treat today when a package arrived with a rather posh looking hamper from the Bananas Collectibles range from Bandai Toys. The toys are all themed around pieces of fruit therefore the hamper was full of fresh fruit and packaged beautifully. The children loved delving into the hamper and finding the hiddenContinue reading “Toy Review – Bandai Bananas Series 3”
Why I fail the school run.
The end of the school year is looming and a monumental challenge is ready and waiting for us parents as we embark on 6 full weeks with our children. Over the past week I have seen various posts on blogs and across social media which I have found quite honestly a bit “preachy.” The postsContinue reading “Survival of the Six Weeks Holidays”
Easter as a child for me entailed fear and concern for Jesus, especially on Easter Saturday as I sat as a small child thinking about the dead, tortured man, who seemed only to be born a couple of months prior at Christmas, now laying cold in a dark cave waiting to rise from the dead.Continue reading “Expectations of Easter for the Parents of 2019”
Flying with a toddler… an honest recount with some survival tips along the way…
As half term approached, the week before last I was feeling confident and organised about my week ahead at home with my children. As always I have learnt the key to a successful half term with my three young children is organisation, which doesn’t necessarily come easy to me and predominantly the main reason IContinue reading “The Reality of Half Term”
why life was simpler for parents back in the 90s at Christmas time!
Remember Remember the 5th of November… Or should we just forget it?