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”
The build up to any half term or school holiday is, for a lot of autistic children, well prepared for. Perhaps a week or so of social stories, new timetables, discussions with your child etc. will begin on the lead up to the break up of term. Even then half terms bring such a changeContinue reading “Lockdown with Additional Needs Children”
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”
A great night’s stay at The Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
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?
Hints and Tips for those unorganised parents suffering in silence at the hands of the school run!