Lockdown with Additional Needs Children

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”

Potty Training – A Realistic Guide

Recently on my social media accounts I shared that I was beginning potty training with the Boss Baby (a couple of days after his 2nd birthday) I received countless messages from concerned and anxious parents asking me if they thought they should start potty training and how did I know when to start him? AsContinue reading “Potty Training – A Realistic Guide”

The Reality of Half Term

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”

Remember, Remember the 5th of November??

Remember Remember the 5th of November… Or should we just forget it?

September Stress

Across my news feeds the last 6 weeks I have seen countless memes and statuses with the same theme; parents counting down the days till the end of the summer holidays. Personally I have enjoyed my summer with my children, not because I am a perfect mother, but because my children tend to get aContinue reading “September Stress”

School Gate Mafia

It’s your child’s first day at school. What an emotional day filled with pride, excitement and apprehension. You look around at the other parents, as on this monumental day, you realise you are bonded together for the next 7 years at least. Everyone is full of friendliness and warmth until a couple of weeks inContinue reading “School Gate Mafia”